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Marty On Mount Washington By Mount Washington Observatory
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At 6,288 feet above sea level, Mount Washington is the tallest peak in the Northeastern United States and infamous as the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather.” Since 1932 the... More > nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory has operated a weather station on the peak’s barren summit, observing and recording some of the most remarkable weather in the world. The member-supported institution invites the public to join in the adventure through purchase of this calendar, signing up for a day and overnight trips, workshops, weather station tours and more. Learn more on MountWashington.org.< Less
Views From the Top of New England By Mount Washington Observatory
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At 6,288 feet above sea level, Mount Washington is the tallest peak in the Northeastern United States and infamous as the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather.” Since 1932 the... More > nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory has operated a weather station on the peak’s barren summit, observing and recording some of the most remarkable weather in the world. The member-supported institution invites the public to join in the adventure through the purchase of this calendar, signing up of our day and overnight trips, workshops, weather station tours and more. Learn more on MountWashington.org.< Less
Among the Clouds: Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory By Eric Pinder
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Where can you build a snowman in June, commute by sled, and witness hurricane-force winds twelve months out of the year? The answer is only at the 6288-foot-high Mount Washington Observatory, perched... More > amongst the clouds in New Hampshire's White Mountains. A record-breaking 231-mph gust of wind shrieked across the summit in 1934, earning the mountain its nickname: "Home of the World's Worst Weather." A few hardy souls live at the Observatory year-round, enduring savage thunderstorms, twenty-foot snowdrifts, blinding fog, and odd questions from visitors ("Can you see New Hampshire from here?"). Discover what a meteorologist's typical day is like in the harsh but spectacular world above timberline. Come meet Nin the Cat, Marty on the Mountain, tobogganing ravens, hapless hikers, and meandering moose. These humorous and informative stories about life on a mountaintop are sure to appeal to hikers and weather aficionados alike. Foreword by meteorologist Mish Michaels.< Less
Among the Clouds: Work, Wit & Wild Weather at the Mount Washington Observatory By Eric Pinder
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Where can you build a snowman in June, commute by sled, and witness hurricane-force winds twelve months out of the year? The answer is only at the 6288-foot-high Mount Washington Observatory, perched... More > amongst the clouds in New Hampshire's White Mountains. A record-breaking 231-mph gust of wind shrieked across the summit in 1934, earning the mountain its nickname: "Home of the World's Worst Weather." A few hardy souls live at the Observatory year-round, enduring savage thunderstorms, twenty-foot snowdrifts, blinding fog, and odd questions from visitors ("Can you see New Hampshire from here?"). Discover what a meteorologist's typical day is like in the harsh but spectacular world above timberline. Come meet Nin the Cat, Marty on the Mountain, tobogganing ravens, hapless hikers, and meandering moose. These humorous and informative stories about life on a mountaintop are sure to appeal to hikers and weather aficionados alike. Foreword by meteorologist Mish Michaels.< Less
Mount Washington Winter By March 7, 2012
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My adventure hiking Mount Washington in the Winter.
Sheep Football and Other Strange Tales from Rural America By Eric Pinder
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Imagine a place where moose outnumber people, where bears chase cyclists down mountains, where the Milky Way shines brightly in the sky and the nearest traffic light is an hour’s drive away. In... More > this collection of stories and essays (and a few poems) author Eric Pinder celebrates America’s rural way of life. In “Signs of the Times,” governors, senators, and presidents grovel at the feet of farmers, mill workers, and Wal-Mart clerks during the New Hampshire Primary. Are sheep the stupidest of the mammals? Are border collies the smartest? Morning chores on the farm become a battle of brawn versus brain in “Sheep Football.” A young park ranger gets paid to tolerate tourists and execute bears. He’d rather just go hiking. In “An Eye for Detail,” he stomps into the wilderness in search of job satisfaction. Enjoy these tales and two dozen more in a book that journeys from the vanishing family farm to the windswept summit of Mount Washington to the cold beaches of Maine.< Less
Sheep Football and Other Strange Tales from Rural America By Eric Pinder
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Imagine a place where moose outnumber people, where bears chase cyclists down mountains, where the Milky Way shines brightly in the sky and the nearest traffic light is an hour’s drive away. In... More > this collection of stories and essays (and a few poems) author Eric Pinder celebrates America’s rural way of life. In “Signs of the Times,” governors, senators, and presidents grovel at the feet of farmers, mill workers, and Wal-Mart clerks during the New Hampshire Primary. Are sheep the stupidest of the mammals? Are border collies the smartest? Morning chores on the farm become a battle of brawn versus brain in “Sheep Football.” A young park ranger gets paid to tolerate tourists and execute bears. He’d rather just go hiking. In “An Eye for Detail,” he stomps into the wilderness in search of job satisfaction. Enjoy these tales and two dozen more in a book that journeys from the vanishing family farm to the windswept summit of Mount Washington to the cold beaches of Maine.< Less