Earliest Mount Washington Avalanche Warning in Recent Memory

Boston.Com reports The Forest Service is warning hikers in the White Mountains to pay careful attention to avalanche dangers. Officials say the especially wet weather last month has created conditions not normally seen until mid- to late-winter.
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Controversy as New Hampshire Itemizes Taxes Based on Views of the White Mountains

Brietbart reports that controversy is raging in New Hampshire after assessors have dramatically increased property taxes based on a “view tax” for views of the White Mountains.
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Mount Washington Began October With 4 Days of Record Highs

As Mount Washington had record snows at the end of October it should be noted the month began with four consecutive days of record highs.
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Ebay Bidders Renege on Mount Washington Hotel Katrina Relief Offer

The Caledonian Record reports that E-bay bidders have reneged on bids to rent the entire Mount Washington Hotel for one night for Katrina Relief.
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Fatal Fall at Franconia Notch

Boston.com reports a reports a woman had a fatal in Franconia Notch State Park a quarter-mile above the Cannon Mountain tramway.


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National Landmark of Soaring Dedicated at Mount Washington

The Caledonian Record reports National Landmark of Soaring has been dedicated at the Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods.
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Wilma’s Big Snow/Blow From Brasstown to Katahdin

I’ve been a bit under the weather for the past month or so but am now getting caught up. Here’s some additional storm info and the big snows that occurred when Wilma going up the coast from Florida slammed into the season’s first big cold front. (more…)


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Entire Mount Washington Hotel Put Up on Ebay For Katrina Relief

To raise money for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, the Mount Washington Hotel is auctioning itself off online. The winner gets the complete use of the hotel, all 200 rooms, which accommodate 500 people.
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Rescuers Spend 10 Hours Extracting Hiker From Flume Slide Trail in Whites

The AP reports rescuers spent 10 hours extracting Christopher Stroupe, 33, of Lebanon, from the Flume-Slide Trail in the White Mountains near Lincoln, NH.
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Hiker Stranded Overnight on Loon Mountain Gondola While Search Takes Place Below

The AP reports a Thomas Landeen was stranded overnight on a Loon Mountain, NH, Loon Mountain gondola while searchers hunted for him below.
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Cameron Shaw-Doran Claims to Be First to Climb Mount Washington in Wheel Chair

The Boston Globe reports Cameron Shaw-Doran claims to have become the first person to climb the 7.6 mile Mount Washington Road in a wheelchair.
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Top 10 Things to Do in Mount Washington Valley

The Nashua Telegraph offers the following top ten list of things to do in the Mount Washington Valley besides climbing to the obsevatory.
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Mount Washington Featured on U-Haul Vehicles

U-Haul Mount Washington Mount Washington is featured on the side of some U-Haul vehicles.
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Hiker Lowered 200 Feet Down Tuckerman Ravine After Mount Washington Injury

A Russian hiker was lowered by rope 200 feet to a litter after being injured on Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington according to WMUR.
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Seek the Peak Benefit for Mount Washington Fourth Week of July

The annual Seek the Peek fundraiser to benefit the Mount Washington Observatory is traditionally the fourth weekend in July.
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