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2015-02-24 11:45:21.000 – Mike Carmon, Interim Director of Summit Operations


Stop and look around once in a while.

Take it all in.

You never know how long it will last.

These thoughts have been running through my head the last few months quite a bit, since I left my post as a Weather Observer for the position of Interim Director of Summit Operations, traditionally based at our valley office in North Conway.

For many years, day-in and day-out, I had the privilege of waking up to one of the most spectacular views that New England has to offer, and experienced some of the most extreme weather that I’ll probably ever witness in my lifetime. The transition to the valley has been quite a busy one, and I’m happy to be supporting the weather observers in the valuable work that they perform on a daily basis. It’s been quite a valuable learning experience for me!

I’m happy to be spending a few days working on the summit, taking regular weather observations, for the first time since I left as an observer back in late November. The summit of Mount Washington will always be home to me, no matter what happens moving forward!

In only a few days up here, I’ve seen an incredible sunset complete with an undercast…

Experienced temperatures as low as -34 degrees F…
And reacquainted myself with the only co-worker that’s been with me through it all, Marty. 


Mike Carmon, Interim Director of Summit Operations

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