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THANK YOU for your recent donations!!!

We took deliver last week on this new Roller Compactor attachment needed for the 2012 - 2013 season to allow for quicker preparation of trails regardless of snow depth. This Roller Compactor will not only enable us to work in small snow accumulations, and on trails with thin coverage from wind, it also finishes snow in one pass. We have already put this to use in preparing trails in Whitaker Woods!

Better trails on light snow areas with more efficiency.
Thank you for your support and immediate response to our appeal.

roller compactor

Thank You for your support!
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  There is still time to make
a year end secure
tax-deductible donation...
click the Donate Button

 
   
   
 
 
     
       
  Donations may also be mailed to:

MWV Ski Touring Foundation
PO Box 646
Intervale, NH 03845
 
   
   
   
   
     
     
     
       
 

Your continued support is critical to ensuring continued safe, affordable
winter fun on the Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring's network of trails.

Unlike most cross country ski operations, the Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring and Snowshoe Foundation is a unique public-private partnership with the Town of Conway. The foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to providing Conway residents, taxpayers, and school age children with access to winter recreation opportunities including snowshoeing and Nordic skiing at no cost.

For more than twenty-five years the Foundation has groomed and maintained ski trails connecting North Conway, Kearsarge and Intervale, hosted hundreds of high school cross country ski races which include state and division championship events, and supported the Eastern Slope Ski Club's weekly Nordic ski program.

Years ago the Town of Conway purchased Whitaker Woods and placed it in recreation use for perpetuity. The land was deeded with the caveat that recreation be provided at no cost to the residents of the town. Today, the trails in Whitaker Woods are used year round for hiking, biking, running, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Unlike requirements for most recreational uses, the trails are groomed for skiing which is cost intensive.

Trail access given to residents extends well beyond
the trails in Whitaker Woods through the entire network .

 
 
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
     

 

 
  WAYS YOU CAN HELP...  

In addition to grooming expenses, your donations are needed for:

  • Trail maintenance which includes building and repairing bridges to key sections of the trails along with pre-season preparation which includes mowing, clearing of new growth and trimming of trailside vegetation.
  • Signage - creation of enhanced signage along the trails as well as repairing signs that have become illegible.
  • Equipment maintenance - grooming equipment must receive routine maintenance throughout the season to provide the great conditions we all desire, and occasionally requires repairs beyond those planned.
 
       
 
  • Volunteer for Trail Days
  • Use the Trails!
 
   
   
       
       
       
       
     
Join us for our Annual Trail Days.
Spend a day with us working on the trails during late October and early November and you'll receive a FREE Season Pass! Every year we are faced with the task of clearing the trails from summer growth by mowing, chopping, chipping and clipping in order to be able to provide the best grooming possible with the least amount of snow cover. We thank everyone that has helped us with these annual tasks and look forward to meeting new workers in the fall. Be sure to check our Calendar for trail days scheduled for the new season.

Pictures from past Trail Days
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
  Trail Days for the 2009/10 Season  
   
   
   
   
     
     
Use the Trails - yes, ski or snowshoe the trails!
If you are a Town of Conway resident - you are invited to get your Resident Pass at the Touring Center to use the network and tell your family, friends and visitors how much you enjoy the trails.

Non-residents can show your support by purchasing a daily or seasonal membership, stay in our member lodging properties, visit our member restaurants for lunch or dinner, and participate in our events. Season memberships are always on sale in early December for a 20% savings!
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
             
 

Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation PO Box 646 Intervale, NH 03845
A Nonprofit (501 (C)(3) Organization
603-356-9920 (seasonal) E-mail: ski@MWVSkiTouring.org

A member of the White Mountain Nordic Ski Association
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