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Home of Great Spirit

Home of Great Spirit

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

“I see the stanzas rise around me, verse upon verse, far and near, like the mountains from Agiocochook…” – Henry David Thoreau, 1841   1841 was one of many Mt. Washington trips for Thoreau, who knew of the mountain’s previous … Continue reading

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The "Other Side of the Mountain"

The “Other Side of the Mountain”

Posted on by andrew-keohan

As skiers and riders make their last turns down Cannon Mountain, some employees are just preparing to begin their evening on the mountain. At 3pm, the Mountain Operations team gathers for their daily meeting. Staff members from each department (Snowmaking, … Continue reading

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Working in the Cold: Mt Washington State Park Blog, Feb 27

Working in the Cold: Mt Washington State Park Blog, Feb 27

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

The BR 275’s Bombardier Snow Tractors are mechanical marvels. The way their unique parts fit together is minute compared to the likes of a Space Shuttle, however, they are still very mechanically and electronically complex machines. These snow groomers are … Continue reading

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