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    is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

    Weather guys... do you see any light at the end of the tunnel? When we can finally get rid of this heat and humidity and a nice cool dry refreshing breeze blows in giving us good hiking weather?...
  2. article in today's Boston Globe (June 10, 2013)

    In today's Boston Globe (June 10, 2013) there's an article entitled "Hikers meet man who saved their life" written by Billy Baker.

    I find it to be a very touching story. Harold Addison and Gerry...
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    Just for fun.....

    What's the longest period of time (say in past 50 years) that the summit of Mount Washington has gone without any sunshine, thus continuous inclement weather? I bet it's over a week!



    David
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    " The mountain is not going anywhere." These may...

    " The mountain is not going anywhere." These may be the most pertinent words I've ever heard (read) regarding hiking. Slow down and enjoy and don't be ashamed to not make the summit. Turning back...
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    weather on the summit..

    I am curious.. what's the most consecutive days the Summit of Mount Washington has seen without any precipitation? I know it can be too terribly long. What's the normal length of clement weather...
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    forecast for the higher summits

    In the weather section of Mountwashington.org where they list weather forecast for higher summits, are we just talking about the 5000+ foot peaks of the Presidential range or any mountain over 4,000...
  7. fabulous photos Mark!

    fabulous photos Mark!
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    Ever notice.. the idiots are always the...

    Ever notice.. the idiots are always the flatlande? Did these kids not watch TV for the previous week? every one knew some kind of storm was coming.

    heck when I hike in the whites, I carry foul...
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    what happened?? no storm here!

    I'm in the Concord, NH area and around here Irene was no big deal. Just an avg rain storm with a stiff breeze at times. Seen heavier rain in typical spring storm. With all the Hype on TV.. I was...
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    higher summits forecast vs valley forecasts

    Hello,

    I've noticed that the weather forecast for the higher summits (thank you for this service!) Is only for today through tomorrow, where as the forecast for the valleys goes for several days....
  11. Thread: passport program

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    passport program

    Today I received my membership packet (yea). I thought belonging to the Mt Washington Observatory would give me free admission to the Museum of Science in Boston. I was even told that at Seek the...
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    Ok I have signed up for membership with the...

    Ok I have signed up for membership with the observatory. How long, generally, is it until one receives the membership card etc?
    I'm thinking, just the free trips to the museum of Science will...
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    Question about MWO membership

    The website mentions that membership with the Mount Washington Observatory entitles the member to free entrance to 200 museums across the country. Is there a list anywhere of these museums? What...
  14. way cool climbeabout. I think one of the...

    way cool climbeabout.

    I think one of the coolest exhibits the Observatory has is in the museum in North Conway a film of people trying to stand up and walk in winds of 80+ 100 + etc. They could...
  15. Describe the worst weather you've ever experienced on Mt Washington!

    I've always wanted to ask this.. so here goes..

    This is for the hard core hikers amongst you (there must be some.. me I am NOT hard core like this)... I want to know about the worst weather...
  16. just to clarify my own thoughts here.. I DO...

    just to clarify my own thoughts here.. I DO believe that the higher summits forecast is a very important service of the MWO and one of the most important aspects of the website. The discussion today,...
  17. website weather discussion do you read it or go right to the forecast?

    I am wondering, why you go to www.mountwashington.org and click on forecast for higher summits.. do you actually read that long involved discussion or do you go straight to the forecast? I wonder...
  18. what time of year is most dangerous for climbing Mount Washington?

    I am wondering what time of year is most dangerous for climbing Mount Washington, when the most deaths and rescues occur. Of course, conditions are worst in the winter, but I am thinking they may...
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    I have reservations at Pinkham for Friday and...

    I have reservations at Pinkham for Friday and Saturday nights so Kinda need to climb on Saturday.

    David
  20. Thread: STP 10 Forecast

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    I think the smart amongst us will start up the...

    I think the smart amongst us will start up the mountain as early as possible on Saturday. Given weather..I am going the most direct route from Pinkham...Lions Head up and Tuckermans down.

    David
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    question about Mount Washington weather

    I am wondering..is there some way one could, through www.mountwashington.org plug in a given day and time and find out what weather conditions where like at that time on the summit? this would be a...
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    death in Tuckerman ravine

    Reading this again, he walked off trail to the top of a waterfall to get a better look and and the water washed him off the the side to his death hundreds of feet down over a cliff.

    So he was not...
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    No I don't think you folks have it right. A hiker...

    No I don't think you folks have it right. A hiker died on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail This past Sunday. He went off trail to check out top of a waterfall.. slipped on the rocks and got washed over...
  24. Thread: STP 10 Forecast

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    If you go to www.weather.com (weather channel)...

    If you go to www.weather.com (weather channel) and plug in North Conway and 10 day forecast it shows a big unimpeded sunshine for See the Peak!
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    Just got the email Seek the peak is Full

    Registration for seek the peak at record numbers.They are closing registration this Thursday. Over 150 more registrants than last year. I wish I could say that the article I wrote was the reason but...
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