40th Anniversary of Fatal Crash on Mount Washington Cog Railway

The Associated Press via Newsday has a story on the 40th anniversary of a crash on the Mount Washington cog railway which killed 8 and injured at least 70.
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White Mountain Guide Now Online

The New York Times has an article about the 618-page White Mountain Guide now being available online (although you still have to be a member to read it).
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August in New Hampshire: Sleet, Rime Ice, Freezing Temps 72 MPH Winds Postpone Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb

Boston.com has an artilce on the postponement of the Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb which was also postponed in July due to weather.


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Mount Washington 2007 Bike Race Cancelled

Mt. Washington bike race canceled WCAX, VT – Jul 9, 2007 year in 2007 — was supposed to be a lucky day, but not for nearly 300 cyclists who planned to compete in a race up (New Hampshire’s) Mount Washington.
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Minis on Top Rally On Mount Washington

A swarm of 191 Mini Coopers summited Mount Washington on June 17 on the fourth annual Minis on Top Rally.
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Mount Washington Hotel Sale Closes

The sale of the Mount Washington Hotel has closed.
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Mount Washington Bicycle Races in July and August

There will be two Mount Washington bicycle races this year.
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Mount Washington Hotel Sold

The landmark Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods has been sold.
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Arizona, New Hampshire and Virginia Backcountry Accident Reports

Here’s February 22, 2006 accident reports:

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February 14, 2006 Backcountry Accident Reports

Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006.
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February 11, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News
Warm weather records broken on Mount Washington
Boston Globe – United States
MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH –Talk about a warm winter — it’s been raining on top of Mount Washington. Tim Markle, chief meteorologist …
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New Hampshire Governor Visits Mount Washington Summit in Wake of 142 mph Wind Storm

Gov. John Lynch and his wife, Dr. Susan Lynch, took a snow tractor ride to the summit of Mount Washington for a look at one of the world’s foremost weather installations.
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Mount Washington Observatory Radio Show Leaves Air

The Weather Notebook broadcast by Mount Washington Observatory has been cancelled.
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Fire Destroys Part of Mount Washington Hotel Complex

A New Years fire destroyed a hotel complex at historic Mount Washington Hotel, which was not damaged.
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Weather Channel Broadcast From Mount Washington

Weather Channel Meteorologist Stephanie Abrams and a film crew will travel via snow tractor to the summit to tape footage and interviews with Mount Washington Observatory summit staff for the program “Weekend View” scheduled to air Saturday and Sunday, January 7th and 8th from 7am-11am ET.

The crew intends to film during their ride up the Auto Road, from the summit weather station and from neighboring Bretton Woods ski area during their time here.
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The Weather Channel to Broadcast from Mount Washington Observatory and Mount Washington
January 4, 2006 – 2:08 PM


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