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Mount Washington Observatory Unveils Plans for New Summit Museum

Mount Washington has announced plans for a totally revamped visitor center to open in 2014. According to the press release: Mount Washington Observatory chose Jeff Kennedy Associates, Inc. of Somerville, Mass. to lead the redesign of the mountaintop museum. The … Continue reading

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Contest to “Name That Train” on Mount Washington

Mount Washington is holding a “name that train” to name the 5th 5th biodiesel locomotive on the Mount Washington Cog Rail Mount Washington Name that Train Contest. Facebook discussion

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Mount Washington Memorial Day Snow

They still needed chains to get up Mount Washington over Memorial Day. Highpointers – Mount Washington this morning..

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Wounded Warrior Among 3 Injured in Tuckerman Ravine Avalanche

Retired Marine Sgt. Keith Zeier was among 3 people injured January 17, 2013 in an 800 foot avalanche at Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington. Zeier was ice climbing in a fundraising effort at the time. Two other hikers were also … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! The Mount Washington Observatory posted this fun photo!

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Dramatic Timelapse Video of Star Trails on Mount Washington

The Mount Washington Observatory has a dramatic time lapse video of star trails on the summit.

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Auroras From Mount Washington

The Mount Washington Observatory shared this view of auroras on January 22, 2011, during the big aurora outbreak this this week.

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Monadnock Big Foot Filming Case Goes to New Hampshire Supreme Court

After a film maker Jonathan Doyle filmed a couple of youtube videos of a guy wearing a Big Foot costume on New Hampshire’s Monadnock the park officials refused him access to the mountain. He sued and it’s gone to the … Continue reading

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Video of Record 6 Minute 11.54 Second Mount Washington Hill Climb

Here’s a video of a David Higgin’s Subaru’s record 6 minutes and 11.54 seconds climb of Mount Washington on June 26, 2011 during the Mount Washington Hillclimb.

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Tuckerman Ravine Temporarily Closed

The Tuckerman Ravine Trail, one of the most popular hiking trails in the White Mountains, is scheduled for a temporary closure this summer. On July 18, the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) will begin a significant reconstruction project in the steep … Continue reading

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