Joseph Gray Wins Mount Washington Road Race in 58:15

Joseph Gray won the Mount Washington Road Race on June 18, 2016 running the base to summit 7.3 mile race in 58:15. Kim Dobson was the fastest woman in 1:09.

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Brent Okita Summits Rainier for 500th Time

Brent Okita, a guide with Rainier Mountaineer since 1986, has become the second person to summit Rainier 500 times. George Dunn of International Mountain Guides holds the record of 515.

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Baxter Begins Requiring Katahdin Permits For AT Thru Hikers

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Baxter State Park has started requiring that Appalachian Trail thru-hikers have permits to summit the peak. The permits are currently unlimited but the process is aimed at curbing excessive celebrations and large organized groups on the summit.
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Denali National Park Restoring Office/Cabin of First Superintendent Henry P. “Harry” Karstens

Denali National Park is in the process of restoring the cabin/office of its first superintendent Henry P. “Harry” Karstens. Karstens built the cabin by hand in 1926. The park was established in 1917.

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Mount Magazine Looking for Old Photos

Don Simons, Interpreter for Mount Magazine State Park, is looking for old photos of Mount Magazine for a new book.
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June Snow on Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea recevied a dusting of light snow that was enough to cover it on June 14, 2016.

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June Snow on Mount Washington

Mount Washington Observatory reports 1.8 inches for new snow on the summit on June 8-9 with winds sometimes hitting 100 mph. Mount Washington had 8.1 inches for the month in 1959 adn 5.1 inches fell in one day in 1988.

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Guadalupe vs. Everest: Which is Better?

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Austin360 has a very amusing tale of the tape on whether Everest or Guadalupe is better experience.

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Bug Season in the Adirondacks

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Guadalupe Peak Reopens As Coyote Fire Threat Subsides

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Guadalupe opened its summit trail on Thursday, June 2. Fire never endangered the summit.

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