Tag Archives: New Hampshire

History of Skiing on Mount Washington

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

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Mount Washington Bike Race Record Voided Following 60 Minutes Interview

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.

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Odd Mount Washington Records Set on Alton Weagle Day

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.

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Mount Washington Auto Road Opens for 150th Season

The 7.6 mile Mount Washington Auto Road has opened for its 150th season.

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Museum of the White Mountains to Open in 2012

Plymouth University is planning to open the Museum of the White Mountains in 2012.

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Zip Lines and Mount Washington

The Boston Globe has a nifty article (and cool photo against Mount Washington) of the new zip line craze — this one Bretton Woods.

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Photos of Ice Cover Mount Washington

Mount Washington Observatory has cool photos of the ice covered mountain in the latest snow.

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150th Anniversary of Mount Washington Auto Road

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

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Mount Washington Trademark for Photo Hiking Rejected (?)

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

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Is Mount Washington Hotel Seeking to Trademark Photos of the Mountain Itself?

Somebody knowledgeable in trademark law should take a look at the Mount Washington Lodge applications to trademark the name “Mount Washington” The applications are not as innocuous as the hotel claims. One of them (76690735) implies that they may be … Continue reading

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