If you're here, be sure to visit the Glen Outdoor Center. Great museum and lots of historical photographs.
It was a really hot day....record setting actually for NH. And the humidity was about the same!
Wait to you see these pictures. Can't imagine this adventure....
The equivalent of the Pikes Peak Race only about 30 years earlier!
Take in this museum. Amazing collection of early history for the Mtn.
Summit wx. Notice wind speeds!
Digital display of current wx. Overnight peak gust was 91 mph!
Historical picture of the 1940's wx observatory! Can't even imagine!
A six-horse team would take 4 hours to get to the top via a 6 mile "road".
Mt Washington averages over 600 in of snow a year!
Let me sit on the top seats! Right! On a "dangerous" section of road they would put big rocks in the carriage as ballast!
Early carriage ride!
Morning clouds early AM of my climb day for Mt Washington!
Hmmm....this doesn't look promising!
A little roll-cloud downwind of Mt Washington, an indication of moisture aloft!
Mt Jefferson on left.Climbed it several days ago. Big winds on top!
Trail sign for the famous Tuckerman Ravine trail up a bowl to Mt Washington.
Looking towards the Tuckerman Ravine bowl.
This building is for the Cog Railway that comes up from the west side. Notice the wind notice!
Nice view of the Northern Peaks of the Presidential Range, NH.
Doug/W1DMH and I climbed Jefferson then Adams for a double SOTA Activation. Big, big winds!
The Weather Observatory atop Mt Washington. Notice the guy atop taking wx measurements. Imagine doing that in the winter!
Hunkered down behind some rocks for wind shelter. Still getting big gusts. Wind up top was in the 40-55 mph range!
Big giant lenticular cloud formation!
SOTA Ed Rohdes/Wa1LEI made the hike up!