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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mt Washington State Park: April 30th, 2012

Mt Washington State Park: April 30th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

The mountain has been going back and forth from record high temperatures in March to record cold temperatures in April. Rime Ice and Tip Top House Historic Site This past weekend weather observers noted a low temp of 4F which … Continue reading

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NH State Parks' Reach the Beach Relay Team

NH State Parks’ Reach the Beach Relay Team

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Who in their right mind would sign up for a 200 mile race? That’s what the Reach the Beach Race relay organizers asked the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation when they generously offered the Division a relay team. … Continue reading

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Mt. Washington State Park: April 23, 2012

Mt. Washington State Park: April 23, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Last week summit crews helped remove slush and snow from the upper sections of the Auto Road. Getting the slush pockets off the road helps us not only from getting stuck One last trip with the little demo Cat, mired in … Continue reading

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Dreams Come True near Crawford Notch State Park

Dreams Come True near Crawford Notch State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

I’m back! I thought I was done here, but I just had to share my story of hiking Mount Eisenhower near Crawford Notch State Park. Last Saturday, hearing that it was going to be a balmy 60 degrees, my future … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, April 16, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, April 16, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

The White Mountains of NH Looking at the above photograph it’s easy to see how our “White Mountains” have received this name. The mountains are white with snow most of the year but also when free from snow in the summer … Continue reading

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Mt. Washington State Park, Monday April 9, 2012

Mt. Washington State Park, Monday April 9, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Eastern Slopes of Mt Washington Mt Washington started the week off last Sunday afternoon on a sad note. Let me first explain a little how Search and Rescue (SAR) on Mt Washington works.  The 60-acre summit of Mt Washington is a … Continue reading

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Looking for Moose in the Great North Woods Region/Visiting the Basin at Franconia Notch State Park

Looking for Moose in the Great North Woods Region/Visiting the Basin at Franconia Notch State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

This weekend, my friend Molly and I set off on a quest to complete our sophomore year goal: to see a moose. Molly cheated and accidentally saw one last fall on Mt. Adams (what a jerk). We headed up north … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, April 2, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, April 2, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

During the last week of March the mountain returned to more seasonal weather. The crew from the Mount Washington Observatory, this past week recorded a low temperature of -8F, 13.6″ of snow along with a peak wind gust of 113mph … Continue reading

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