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Awesome Full Rainbow on Mount Washington Summit

The Mount Washington Observatory has an awesome photo of a full rainbow on the summit in between storms on June 23.

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Photo of Lightning Strike on Mount Washington WPKQ Radio Tower on June 23

The Mount Washington Observatory has an interesting shot of a lightning strike this afternoon on the WKPQ tower.Facebook.

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Appalachian Mountain Club celebrates 125 years mountain hut system in New Hampshire White Mountains

The Appalachian Mountain Club is celebrating the oldest mountain to mountain hut system in the United States — 125 years. The Madison Spring hut was built in the summer of 1888 between Mount Madison and Mount Adams. AMC founding member … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Road Race Third Week of June

The Mount Washington Road Race, a foot race, is traditionally the third Saturday in June. Registration is traditionally March 1-15. Heres’ the official site:mountwashingtonroadrace.com

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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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