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June 7, 2017
MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY PARTNERS WITH THE NORTH FACE AND SYNNOTT MOUNTAIN GUIDES TO ADD TOP-ROPE CLIMBING TO SEEK THE PEAK
Mount Washington Observatory is pleased to announce The North Face (TNF) and Synnott Mountain Guides participation in Seek the Peak offering a top-rope session for participants. TNF has also provided exclusive logo product to be used for prize giveaways as fundraising incentives to Seek the Peak participants. ... Read More


June 1, 2017
MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY ANNOUNCES A FULL LINE-UP OF SUMMER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The non-profit Mount Washington Observatory has announced a full line-up of summer educational offerings on the summit of Mount Washington and in the valley including overnight Edutrips and workshops. ... Read More


May 5, 2017
MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY GEARS UP FOR THE 17TH ANNUAL SEEK THE PEAK HIKE-A-THON
Hundreds of hikers will return to the Presidential Range for The Mount Washington Observatory’s 17th Annual Seek the Peak hike-a-thon on July 21-22, the largest annual fundraiser for the summit weather station. ... Read More


January 17, 2017
HOME OF THE WORLDS WORST WEATHER HOSTS ARCTIC WEDNESDAYS FOR EDUCATORS
Mount Washington Observatory announced the start of a new pilot program for educators that it will roll out this winter. Arctic Wednesdays will introduce teachers and ultimately their students to the Arctic landscape of Mount Washington, often dubbed the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather.” ... Read More


August 27, 2016
NEW MUSEUM EXHIBIT "UNLEASHING THE POWER OF THE SUN"
North Conway, NH—June 14, 2016 - The Weather Discovery Center (WDC) located at 2779 White Mountain Highway, North Conway is pleased to announce a new exhibit, Unleashing the Power of the Sun. Similar to other exhibits, this is an interactive exhibit which encourages visitors to shine the sun onto the solar collector located on the roof of a model of the Observatory building. ... Read More


May 20, 2016
SUMMER DAY TRIPS 2016
The nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory has opened up registration for its Summer Day Trips in partnership with the Mount Washington Auto Road. ... Read More


October 13, 2015
New National Weather Service Coop Station in North Conway
The nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory in collaboration with the National Weather Service is pleased to announce the launch of a new weather station (NCON3) in downtown North Conway near the Weather Discovery Center and the John Fuller School Property as part of NWS Cooperative Observer Program. ... Read More


October 6, 2015
Mount Washington Observatory and the NH Department of Environmental Services Team Up to Offer an Electric Vehicle Charging Station in North Conway
The nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory recently participated in a rebate program offered by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and have installed a new electric car charging station at the Weather Discovery Center in North Conway, NH ... Read More


August 20, 2015
Mount Washington Observatory Announces New Partnership with Profile Group
The nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory is pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Profile Subaru including a Subaru to be utilized by Observatory staff and a VIP Program for members. ... Read More


July 21, 2015
Seek the Peak 2015 Raises Crucial Funds to Support the Work of Mount Washington Observatory
Mount Washington Observatory’s 15th annual Seek the Peak Hike-a-thon fundraiser was held on July 17-18th and brought Observatory supporters and hiking enthusiasts from near and far to the highest and most fabled peak in the Northeast, Mount Washington. With nearly 650 registered participants, Saturday’s hike-a-thon raised over $235,000 before event expenses. ... Read More


July 23, 2013
13th Annual Seek the Peak Hike-a-thon Raises $240,000 for Nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory
13th Annual Seek the Peak Hike-a-thon Raises $240,000 for Nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory ... Read More


October 11, 2012
Mount Washington Observatory on the Forefront of Alternative Science Education
Mount Washington Observatory on the Forefront of Alternative Science Education ... Read More


August 21, 2012
Vasque Is New Official Footwear Provider of Mount Washington Observatory
Vasque Is New Official Footwear Provider of Mount Washington Observatory ... Read More


August 14, 2012
Magor and Wheeler Named to Mount Washington Observatory Board of Trustees
Magor and Wheeler Named to Mount Washington Observatory Board of Trustees ... Read More


January 3, 2011
Mount Washington Observatory and Eastern Mountain Sports Forge New Multi-Year Partnership
Mount Washington Observatory and Eastern Mountain Sports Forge New Multi-Year Partnership ... Read More


January 26, 2010
Mount Washington World Record Wind Toppled
Mount Washington World Record Wind Toppled ... Read More


July 28, 2009
Seek The Peak 9 Raises $113,000 For Nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory
Seek The Peak 9 Raises $113,000 For Nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory ... Read More


April 8, 2009
U.S. Congressman Paul Hodes Cuts Ribbon on New Mount Washington Observatory Distance Learning Initiative
U.S. Congressman Paul Hodes Cuts Ribbon on New Mount Washington Observatory Distance Learning Initiative ... Read More


April 16, 2007
Patriot's Day Storm Packs a 156-mph Punch
Patriot's Day Storm Packs a 156-mph Punch ... Read More


April 10, 2007
MWO Celebrates a Big Anniversary in its Blustery History
MWO Celebrates a Big Anniversary in its Blustery History ... Read More


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