What better place to prep for winter than Franconia Notch State Park, home of one of the most historically significant ski areas in the US?
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, Grooming, Patrol, Lift Operations, Terrain Park, Events, and Snow Sports) meet to forecast the upcoming […]
This weekend it is really starting to feel like spring is here in the mountains. The Cog Railway is operating weekends and was able to make it all the way to the summit on Saturday and Sunday. The Mt Washington Auto Road, is open to the tree line for private cars and with a little […]
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 months the high peaks above the 4,000′ timberline still have a whitish appearance when viewed […]
It’s been a record breaking weather week on the summit of Mt Washington. Temperatures for the summit shattered six daily record highs with the warmest recorded by MWO of 54F on Wednesday, March 21st. That’s 15 degrees warmer than the record high for that day. In March temperatures should average well below freezing, with lots […]
A few days ago, my friend Emily and I had the awesome opportunity to go to Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch State Park. Cannon is a 4100 foot mountain that has 56 open trails this winter. Craving snow? Cannon’s got it- almost 7 feet this winter! Going up there reminded me that it is, indeed, […]