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Once Upon a Fox…

The summit has been socked in for days, but today the clouds finally lifted. Photographer Ernie Mills and I took the opportunity to drive up to get some fantastic photos and shoot some video. We loaded the van with all … Continue reading

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Climbing the Auto Road on Stilts in Winter

Some people just need to challenge themselves. Its part of their DNA…it’s how they get to know themselves and the world around them. Continue reading

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Runners, Minis, and Sunrise – Oh My!

The weather turned out to be pretty exciting and beautiful for the majority of the weekend. However, it rained during most of the morning on Saturday, and just a few minutes before the cannon fired for the start of the … Continue reading

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Wild Weather!

So I think we’ve seen it all, already and it’s only the beginning of June! Continue reading

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Beginning Work on the 5 Mile

Here’s a look at the Road Crew starting work on the 5 Mile. Plenty of snow to go around! Work will continue all week as conditions permit. Look for another video update soon. – Ryan

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Weather on Mount Washington

They say the weather on Mt. Washington can be unpredictable…Well it has been a couple of days since we have been able to open the Auto Road to our guests. Ice, snow, blistery cold temperatures and fierce winds have created … Continue reading

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Mini’s On Top 2009

Well after many days of unending rain, it seemed inevitable that rain would too hinder the gorgeous sunset that hundreds of Mini Cooper owners travel to see each year at the annual Mini’s On Top event. If you haven’t caught … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Summit

First off, I don’t want anyone to get too excited by mentioning a trip to the summit. We’re still a couple weeks away from being able to open to the public to the summit. I was in a 4WD stage … Continue reading

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The Bulldozer is Saved!

Here’s some video of the Crew working to extricate the bulldozer on Friday. With the work of the backhoe, the bulldozer got back to just level enough for the operator to drive it out. Over the weekend, the free bulldozer … Continue reading

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A Note on Visibility

Yesterday was an epic day on Mt. Washington. In the words of our Road Foreman, John, “It was not a place people should be.” The combination of sub-freezing temperatures, high winds and blowing snow made the conditions extremely difficult. It … Continue reading

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