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Tag Archives: New Hampshire
Glen Rowland of Newtown, Connecticut, was hit by lightning on Sunday, July 24, 2016, on Crawford Path in the New Hampshire White Mountains. He refused help from hikers and spent the night in scrub before firefighters from Windham found him.
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.
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.
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
Tim Johnson rode a fat bike up Mount Washington on February 2 for the first winter bicycle ascent of the mountain.
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).
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
The Mount Washington Observatory has a amazing video of soap bubbles freezing in its -30 temps.
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
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.