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Tag Archives: New Hampshire
The Race to the Clouds on Mount Washington returned on June 26, 2011. The race which was first held in 1904 had not been held on the mountain for 10 years.
An exhibit at the New England Ski Museum in Franconia Notch entitled “From Pastime to Enterprise: Skiing Becomes a Business” tells the history of the skilift. It notes that Howard Head’s Head Standard was the first commercially successful ski made … Continue reading
Organizers of the Mount Washington Bicycle Race have voided the records of Tyler Hamilton and Genevieve Jeanson after Hamilton appeared on 60 Minutes admitting to doping in bicycle races during an interview about Lance Armstrong on 60 Minutes.
Mount Washington celebrates odd records on Alton Weagle Day on May 28. Weagle climbed the mountain barefoot, backwards and blindfolded in the 1950s Among the new records was driving a car up backwards, going up on a unicycle.
The 7.6 mile Mount Washington Auto Road has opened for its 150th season.
Plymouth University is planning to open the Museum of the White Mountains in 2012.
The Boston Globe has a nifty article (and cool photo against Mount Washington) of the new zip line craze — this one Bretton Woods.
Mount Washington Observatory has cool photos of the ice covered mountain in the latest snow.
The Mount Washington Carriage Road completed in 1861 celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Abraham Lincoln’s wife and son took a carriage ride to the summit in 1863. Various functions include horse drawn carriages July 16, auto road employees reunion … Continue reading
CRL has reported that it has amended its trademark application so that it is just focusing on lodging using th Mount Washington name and not so broadly as we reported yesterday. We’re not quite sure when the amendment occurred. The … Continue reading