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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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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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Conspiracy Theories Over Mount Washington 100 MPH Wind Video

Conspiracy theories are circulating that a video of a man blowing up in the air during 100+ mph wind storm on Tuesday, May 16, 2016. Comments center on other people not being affected in the same manner by the wind … Continue reading

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Tim Johnson in First Winter Bicycle Ascent of Mount Washington

Tim Johnson rode a fat bike up Mount Washington on February 2 for the first winter bicycle ascent of the mountain.

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Mount Washington Officially Second Coldest Place on Earth On February 16

Mount Washington’s temperature of -35 on Feb. 16 made it the second coldest officially reported place in the world on that date (behind -51 at the South Pole).

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Solo Hiker Dies on Presidentials During Extreme Weather

Kate Matrosova of New York City was found dead between Mount Madison and Mount Adams on Monday, February 16, after activating her locator beacon in the Presidentials in New Hampshire. She was alone and was planning to hike Mount Adams, … Continue reading

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Cold Enough to Freeze Bubbles on Mount Washington

The Mount Washington Observatory has a amazing video of soap bubbles freezing in its -30 temps.

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Mount Washington Warns on April Avalanches at Tuckerman Ravine

Reports indicate that with all the snow this was one of the best years ever for skiing at Tuckerman Ravine. Now with warm weather officials are noting there is a high avalanche probability at the Ravine. For more information on … Continue reading

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Proposed New Hampshire Hike Safe Card Would Indemnify You From Search and Rescue Costs

New Hampshire is considering a Hike Safe Card where you would pay $25/year ($35/family) for a card that would indemnify you against search and rescue costs which you are legally liable for. Post by Highpointers.

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Mount Washington Among Warmest Places in New Hampshire in Subzero Cold Snap

In the January subzero cold snap, it’s turning out that Mount Washington summit is among the warmest places in New Hampshire. Post by Highpointers.

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