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March

29 - Overnight Climbing Trip: Synnott Mountain Guides

Mark Synnott, owner and operator of Synnott Mountain Guides and a member of The North Face Climbing Team, has been leading climbing trips since 1996. An accomplished international climber, skier, mountaineer, and photographer, Mark offers private and group climbing instruction in rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain climbing, and backcountry skiing.

30 - Overnight Climbing Trip: Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School

Founded in 1968, Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School is the oldest and largest climbing school in the eastern United States.

April

6 - Overnight Climbing Trip: International Mountain Climbing School

IMCS has offered the most comprehensive climbing programs in the eastern United States for more than 30 years. Their certified guides are world-renowned climbers and mountaineers who are excited to work with climbers of all ages and abilities.

11 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Brookline Public Library, Brookline, NH

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

12 - 85th Anniversary of Big Wind Celebration: Open House and Special Presentation by staff on "The Big Wind and the Value of Extreme Conditions in Informing Research on Mount Washington"

Join MWO staff for an all-day Open House event at the Weather Discovery Center in downtown North Conway.  Admission to the museum is free from the hours of 10:00am-3:00pm. There will be two "Live From the Rockpiles" at 11am & 2pm as well as a special presentation at 12 noon on the historic 231 MPH wind and extreme conditions on Mount Washington.  “The world record-breaking 231 MPH “Big Wind” on Mount Washington on April 12, 1934 left little doubt that the summit of Mt. Washington is an extreme place. For the Mount Washington Observatory, it was clear as day that the summit weather station needed to continue a permanent residence to capture what might come next..."
Staff will be available to share stories about the MWOBs and light refreshments will be available. Please contact Stephanie Turnbull with any questions.

17 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Hatfield Public Library, Hatfield, MA

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

23 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Dickinson Memorial Library, Northfield, MA

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

May

8 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Forbush Memorial Library, Westminster, MA

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

14 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society, Sanbornville, NH

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

15 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Milford Town Library, Milford, MA

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

July

19-20 -  Seek the Peak

Join us for the Nation's Premier Hiking event, our largest annual fundraiser, Seek the Peak.  Gather in the White Mountains of NH for a weekend filled with hiking, observatory tours, two parties and an amazing gear giveaway!  Learn more at www.seekthepeak.org.

Hikers Wanted!

Hikers Wanted!

Head to the White Mountains of NH for the Nation's Premier Hiking Event, Seek the Peak, taking place July 19-20 in support of Mount Washington Observatory.

Registration is Open!
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