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PINKHAM NOTCH, NH — Hundreds of hikers will return to the White Mountains and the mighty Presidential Range for the Mount Washington Observatory’s 19th Annual Seek the Peak (STP) hike-a-thon on July 19-20, the largest annual fundraiser for the summit weather station. The Mt. Washington Auto Road is proud to be a presenting sponsor of this event, which helps to fund the amazing meteorological studies that the organization has been conducting since 1932.
PINKHAM NOTCH, NH — Held on May 25th during Memorial Day weekend, Alton Weagle Day at the Mt. Washington Auto Road was the annual kick-off event to 2019, coinciding with the much-anticipated opening of the Auto Road for its 158th summer season. The Auto Road and Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center have a full line-up of events this summer, but Alton Weagle Day is arguably the most unique.
Green’s Grant, NH – The owners of the Mt. Washington Auto Road, known as the oldest man-made tourist attraction in North America, on Saturday formalized the recommendation of management to promote Tobey Reichert to the position of Assistant General Manager.
The Mt. Washington Auto Road is looking forward to hosting the 59th running of the Northeast Delta Dental Road Race.
Held on Saturday, March 9th, the third-annual Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day was an event which celebrated active lives, and promoted the spirit of giving. Participants made a donation to the charity of their choice, and then enjoyed a day of Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on our scenic trail system.
During its 23-year history, Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Cloudshas grown to become one of New Hampshire’s most iconic winter sporting events. First held in 1997 as Ski to the Clouds, the race quickly became regarded as North America’s Toughest 10K—due primarily to the fact that the final 6 kilometers climbs over 2,200 vertical feet up the Mt. Washington Auto Road.
Officials with the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Gorham, New Hampshire and the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire announced today that one of the Nation’s oldest automobile races, the historic Mt. Washington Hillclimb, will be returning to the Northeast’s tallest peak July 9-12, 2020.
The annual Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race has a long history, and affects its participants, organizers and local residents in many different ways
Cesare Maestri of Italy becomes first European winner of the 58th Annual Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race
The 2018 Northeast Delta Dental Mt. Washington Road Race women's field will be without two of its top contenders as Shewarge Amare of Ethiopa, the women's course record holder, and Shannon Payne, last year's champion, have withdrawn.
Women’s record holder Shewarge Amare returns after eight years.
The Mt. Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire will host a lunch stop on the 2018 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Tuesday, June 26, race organizers have announced.
The Mount Washington Road Race Hall of Fame, formed in 2010 to recognize outstanding performers in and contributors to this footrace to the summit of the highest peak in the northeastern United States, the Hall of Fame this year will pay tribute to the achievements of two runners in a ceremony at the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road on Saturday, June 16.
The Glen House, a new 68-room hotel at the base of Mt. Washington, the highest summit in the Northeast, is under construction in Pinkham Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains and is expected to open in mid-September, 2018.
The Mt. Washington Auto Road management and the organizers of the annual Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race have announced that they will institute testing for performance-enhancing drug use, beginning with this year’s race.
Joseph Gray, of Colorado Springs, CO, will attempt this summer to win the Northeast Delta Dental Mt. Washington Road Race for the fifth consecutive year...
Cyclists who like the idea of racing up New Hampshire’s famously steep and scenic Mt. Washington Auto Road this summer can register for the opportunity beginning the first day of February...
Runners who hope to compete in this year’s Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race need to register for the opportunity between February 12 and February 26...
The moment you step out into the frozen air on the way up Mount Washington — one of the most frigid spots in the lower 48 — the icy wind steals your breath and freezes your eyelashes...
The Mount Washington Road Race has been sponsored annually by Northeast Delta Dental since 2001...
August 31st marks an important anniversary for the Mt. Washington Auto Road, commemorating a landmark event that put emphasis on the word “Auto” in the road’s current-day moniker...
History was made again on the legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road with this weekend’s 2017 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb. Known as Climb To The Clouds, this historic hillclimb is one of America’s oldest motorsport events...
Mt. Washington Auto Road’s General Manager Recognized for 27 Years of Dedicated Support...
ATV riders flocked to the Mount Washington Auto Road on Saturday for the 2017 New Hampshire ATV Day.
Colorado Runners Gray and Payne Dominate 57th Northeast Delta Dental Road Race Gray gets fourth straight title while Payne gets her second win at Washington.
Gray to take on former winners Canaday and Blake along with Kenyan, Francis Wangari, and Olympic Skier Noah Hoffman
New Hampshire’s Premier Running Events Held At Mount Washington
- Trail Runners Navigate the Forests of Great Glen
- Road Runners Tackle the Legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road
A trio of prancing unicorns, a juggling unicyclist, a pair of hula dancers and a poetry-spouting Walt Whitman were among the newest entrants Saturday into the colorful history of the Mount Washington Auto Road inspired by Alton Weagle.
Gray to compete against former winners Canaday and Blake, along with Kenyan, Francis Wangari, and top cyclist Cameron Cogburn
The Mt. Washington Auto Road was completed in 1861, and is now open for its 156th season. Earlier this week, the higher elevations of Mount Washington received nearly three feet of snow, which delayed the road being open to the summit. Visitors have had access to lower half of the Auto Road this week—to just above treeline—but now we’re excited to announce that the road will be open to the summit on Saturday, May 20.
History was made again with the 2017 Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Clouds. Held in cold, blue-sky conditions on March 5, it marked the first time that fatbikers have joined this annual winter event.
The strong partnership between Northeast Delta Dental and the Mt. Washington Auto Road, bolstered by the Auto Road’s ongoing commitment to local communities, has resulted in annual donations totaling over $80,000 to Coos County Family Health Services (CCFHS).
The race is officially full and a wait list has begun. Tin Mountain Conservation has is also looking for more riders for their other fundraiser, the Century +
The Mt. Washington Auto Road will begin its 155th season on Saturday, April 30 for guests to drive their own vehicles to treeline at 4,200 feet. Operating hours for the weekend will be 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., weather permitting. The 4.5 mile drive to treeline provides stunning vistas of the northern Presidentials and Great Gulf Wilderness offering a true taste of the Mount Washington experience. Passenger vehicles may not be left unattended.
The Mt. Washington Auto Road has expanded guided tour options with a 3-hour version offering guests additional ways to explore Mount Washington. The Auto Road will now offer 2- and 3-hour versions of their guided tours allowing guests to spend more time exploring scenic areas along the Road as well the option to spend more time on the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast.