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12 - Science in the Mountains Lecture Series
7pm: Mount Washington Observatory's Next Generation Anemometer
Measuring the wind speed at the summit of Mount Washington is no easy feat. It requires fully custom, heated anemometers to accurately measure super-hurricane-force winds while surviving brutal cold and severe icing conditions. MWOBS has designed, built, and tested an all-new pitot tube anemometer to improve on previous designs used at the summit. Join MWOBS' Sam Robinson to learn about the history of measuring wind on the summit, why the new pitot design was warranted, and its journey to becoming an operational instrument.
16 - Seek the Peak and Mount Washington Adventure Expo
12:00 noon to 7pm
Mount Washington Observatory is thrilled to announce the 22nd annual Seek the Peak, our nonprofit weather station’s largest annual fundraiser. Building on last year’s expanded multi-sport format, you're invited to register at seekthepeak.org, set your goal for a White Mountains adventure, share your personal fundraising page with family and friends, and start raising vital support for the Obs. All are invited to celebrate their accomplishment on Saturday, July 16 at the Mount Washington Adventure Expo at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, at the base of Mount Washington. The expo includes our vendor village, food trucks, live music, and YOU, our Seek the Peak participants, celebrating adventure in the White Mountains.
October - May
Home of the World's Worst Weather - Virtual Classroom
Connect Live via Zoom - Tuesdays, 11:15 am (EST)
Weekly - October 2021 - May 2022
Presented by Mount Washington Observatory Weather Observers
Join each Tuesday to view varying programs focused on a particular topic in weather and climate such as air masses or fronts, or how extreme winds are measured. MWO's summit scientists will take roughly 20 minutes to share their knowledge in addition to the latest conditions and forecast from high above tree line, followed by a Q&A session.