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Special Events

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Ongoing

Summit Weather Station Tours (mid-May through mid-October)
Complimentary tours of our mountaintop weather station for Observatory members | Reservations required

Live from the Rockpile
Free, family-friendly video chat with an Observatory scientist living and working in our mountaintop weather station, offered daily in the Weather Discovery Center theater at 11:15am and 2:15pm

2014
March
1-2Overnight Mountaineering Trip with EMS Climbing School
A guided mountaineering ascent of Mount Washington combined with an overnight in Mount Washington Observatory's legendary mountaintop weather station | Registration required
3Summit Day Trip
An incredible alpine adventure: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone and experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes | Registration required
7-8Overnight Mountaineering Trip with Mooney Mountain Guides
A guided mountaineering ascent of Mount Washington combined with an overnight in Mount Washington Observatory's legendary mountaintop weather station | Registration required
8-9Overnight Summit Adventure | Outdoor Photography: The Challenges of Capturing Nature's Beauty
The ultimate Mount Washington experience: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone, learn or improve your skills in outdoor landscape photography, experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes and spend a night in our famous weather station at 6,288' | Registration required
10Summit Day Trip
An incredible alpine adventure: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone and experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes | Registration required
15-16Overnight Summit Adventure | History of the Blue Hill Observatory
The ultimate Mount Washington experience: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone, learn about the storied history of Blue Hill Observatory and Mount Washington Observatory, experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes and spend a night in our famous weather station at 6,288' | Registration required
20North Conway Library Lecture Series | White Mountain Art, History & Nature: A Tour of the Notches
Free presentation given by Bob Cottrell, Curator at the Conway Public Library's Henney History Room as part of the North Conway Library Lecture Series. Begins at 7pm in the lower level of the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. | Free and open to the public
20-21Overnight Summit Adventure | Life, Work, and Environment atop Mount Washington
The ultimate Mount Washington experience: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone, learn about the history, life and work of Mount Washington Observatory, experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes and spend a night in our famous weather station at 6,288' | Registration required
22-23Overnight Mountaineering Trip with EMS Climbing School
A guided mountaineering ascent of Mount Washington combined with an overnight in Mount Washington Observatory's legendary mountaintop weather station | Registration required
24Summit Day Trip
An incredible alpine adventure: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone and experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes | Registration required
27Donor Appreciation Event | AMS 2014 Presentations
A special appreciation event for our most generous members and donors: Join Observatory staff and fellow supporters for refreshments, mingling, and presentations from the 2014 American Meteorological Society's 94th Annual Meeting. 5:00-7:30pm at the American Meteorological Society headquarters in Boston, MA. | Invitation only; RSVP requested
27-28Overnight Summit Adventure | Glacial Geology of the Presidential Range
The ultimate Mount Washington experience: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone, learn about the fascinating natural history of the Presidential range, experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes and spend a night in our famous weather station at 6,288' | Registration required
31Summit Day Trip
An incredible alpine adventure: Ride our snowcat to the summit, explore the alpine zone and experience Mount Washington's legendary winter extremes | Registration required
April
3-4Overnight Mountaineering Trip with International Mountain Climbing School
A guided mountaineering ascent of Mount Washington combined with an overnight in Mount Washington Observatory's legendary mountaintop weather station | Registration required
4An Evening with Good Morning America Meteorologist Ginger Zee
A special fundraiser to benefit Mount Washington Observatory at Port City Music Hall in Portland, Maine. Featuring an inside look at the fascinating world of extreme weather and storm chasing through the eyes of Good Morning America's Chief Meteorologist, Ginger Zee. The evening will also include a meet and greet with members of the WMTW News 8 Weather Team and a live video connection with Mount Washington Observatory's mountaintop weather station. | Tickets required
17North Conway Library Lecture Series | History of Early Maps and Guidebooks
Free presentation given by Peter Crane, Curator of the Mount Washington Observatory's Gladys Brooks Memorial Library as part of the North Conway Library Lecture Series. Begins at 7pm in the lower level of the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. | Free and open to the public
June
13Extreme Mount Washington Ribbon Cutting
Join Observatory staff and trustees, members of the Mt. Washington Valley business community, representatives from state government and fellow Extreme Mount Washington donors for a grand opening celebration in the new museum! | Invitation only; RSVP requested
14Mount Washington Observatory 2014 Annual Meeting
Save the date for the largest annual gathering of Observatory members and supporters | Registration required
July
18-19Seek the Peak 2014
Mount Washington Observatory's largest annual fundraiser and the Nation's Premier Hiking Event! Learn more and register on SeekthePeak.org. | Registration required


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