Grab some Waterville Valley Deals on our site and check out the great changes underway there. The Sununu family along with a group of investors purchased the ski resort and its properties from the California-based company Booth Creek Resorts in October 2010. Since then, the owners have been making impressive improvements to the property that will definitely excite any and all skiers and riders. And while the area suffered some damage after hurricane Irene, the ski area and businesses in the area have made sure that they will be prepared for the upcoming winter season.
Waterville Valley Ski Area has vastly improved its offerings, including adding an amazing Zaugg brand Pipe Monster, which is truly a monster. The 18-foot pipe has been showcased at the Winter X-Games and the US Open Snowboarding Championship. Zoom down one of the largest half pipes in the world, and revel in the intensity of the experience.
Waterville Valley has also added over $500,000 worth of improvements, including 25 new energy-efficient snowmaking tower guns. Forget about issues with snowpack. These towers greatly extend the snowmaking capacity of the resort. The company has also purchased a grooming cat, and it has made upgrades to restrooms in the base lodge. It has also added more family bathrooms, and the Alpine Grill food service area and menu has been greatly improved.
If you are tired of expensive snowboard/skiing lesson fees, then Waterville Valley has another treat for you. Starting this season, you can learn how to ski or snowboard for $35. This package is for all skiers ages 7 and up, but you must purchase your tickets up to 24 hours in advance. Rent quality equipment for up to 50% off at the wonderful and locally owned Franconia Sport Shop. Also, while you are in the area stay at the delightfully well-appointed Coppertoppe Inn and Retreat Center and get 25% off your reservation.
The Waterville village offers year-round entertainment for both locals and tourists. The ski area has 12 lifts and 52 trails on over 250 acres of land. It boasts the highest ski slopes in the state at 4,000 feet. The village also has skate parks, an ice arena and an athletic club to enjoy while visitors are off the slopes. It’s gearing up to be another wonderful winter season in New Hampshire