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Gear Requirements for All Winter Trips to the Summit

  • Due to space limitations on the snowcat, all belongings must be condensed into a single pack
  • All essential outdoor gear items must be readily accessible while in transit to/from the summit station
  • Any trip participant who is not appropriately prepared with the required gear is subject to dismissal from the trip
  • Please note: we have included an example of each item listed simply as a recommendation. We do not require you purchase the specific brand items suggested.

Required for all trips

Additional requirements for overnight guests

  • Indoor “lounging” clothes & footwear
  • Sleeping bag (one fitted sheet and a pillow will be provided by MWO)
  • Water bottle
  • All necessary toiletries
  • Food items (if special non-allergenic dietary restrictions apply)

Recommended for all trips

The following will be provided by MWO if necessary

Summer Day Trips

Summer Day Trips

Summer 2016: Enjoy a guided tour in a Mount Washington Auto Road van to the top of the tallest peak in the Northeast followed by an exclusive behind the scenes tour of our famous mountain top weather station.

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