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Auto Road Now Open To Summit!

The Mt. Washington Auto Road is now open to the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak. Visitors to the nation’s first manmade attraction can take either a guided tour or drive their own vehicle on this remarkable and historic road, which has been in operation since 1861. Continue reading

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A Trip on the SnowCoach

I had the opportunity to ride the SnowCoach yesterday, and words can barely describe how amazing it was. Continue reading

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Maintaining the SnowCoach

So you think changing a tire is hard, try installing the tracks on a SnowCoach. Rick tells me it’s all about tackling the bulkiness. Continue reading

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Mt. Washington Auto Road Ends 149th Season

The Mt. Washington Auto Road ended its 149th season on Sunday, October 24. America’s Oldest Manmade Tourist Attraction will reopen in December for winter tours aboard the SnowCoach, and summer operations will begin in May of 2011 for the Mt. Washington Auto Road’s 150th anniversary year. Continue reading

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Video of a Trip Up

Thursday was a beautiful day on the mountain. Here’s a video that captures just a piece of the experience. Continue reading

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Guided Tours Start This Weekend

The Auto Road is clear. The summit is accessible. And, Guided Tours will start on Saturday. Continue reading

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Open to the Summit!

Warm weather and hard work by the Road Crew have allowed us to open to the summit. Each season, we hope to open to the summit by Memorial Day weekend, so we’re thrilled to be open all the way this … Continue reading

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A Look at Thursday’s Trip to the Summit

Here’s the video from Thursday’s early trip to the summit. Once again, we still need warm, dry weather to help us get the Road ready to go, but we’re getting closer. Enjoy the video. – Ryan

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Getting Closer

Today, I had an opportunity to get up the mountain and take a look at the progress. And, right now, things are looking good. Odd, but good. As you know, right now, we are open to Winter Cutoff, which is … Continue reading

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When, when when???

At this time of year, there is one thing on everyone’s mind: When will you open to the summit? Believe me, if we had a definitive answer, we’d give you one. We’re just not sure. It keeps snowing! Seriously, more … Continue reading

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