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Mount Washington Observatory is a private, nonprofit, member-supported institution with a mission to advance understanding of the natural systems that create Earth’s weather and climate. It serves this mission by maintaining a weather station on the summit of Mount Washington, performing weather and climate research, conducting innovative science education programs, and interpreting the heritage of the Mount Washington region. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Washington Observatory website)
Since the late 1800s, reaching the summit of Mount Washington has been on the must-do list for most travelers to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. To this day, the combination of amazing scenery, world-famous weather conditions, and adventures for all abilities and ages make it a highlight for visitors to the region, and locals alike. The mountain is steeped in history, and central to that is the legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road. (This excerpt taken from the Mt. Washington Auto Road website)
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Jackson, NH
(range: 3 miles)
Wildcat Mountain, located in pristine Pinkham Notch, offers up over 2100 vertical feet of skiing and snowboarding terrain for any ability level, all accessed in under 7 minutes by the Wildcat Express Quad. (This excerpt taken from the Wildcat Mountain website)
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Mt Washington, NH
(range: 3 miles)
The Cog is the first mountain-climbing cog railway in the world, and the only one currently operating in North America. With an average grade of 25% (some sections approach nearly 38%), it’s also the second steepest in the world!  (This excerpt taken from the Cog Railway website)
This historic site constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, offers a short hike to a dramatic 66 foot waterfall, picnicking opportunities, and is the starting point for those hiking the Glen Boulder or Wildcat trails. (This excerpt taken from the Glen Ellis Scenic Area website)
The 18-hole Mount Washington Course, with New Hampshire's spectacular Presidential Mountain Range as a backdrop, was designed by legendary Scottish Architect Donald Ross and was completed in 1915. This Par 72, 7004-yard course has hosted four New Hampshire Opens and the prestigious New England Open Championship in September 2010. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Washington Golf Course website)
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Bretton Woods, NH
(range: 7 miles)
Guests of all ages can enjoy a world of winter activities, including sleigh rides, skating, snowmobiling, tubing and more. Come for award-winning skiing and riding at New Hampshire's largest ski area, plus an array of outdoor activities in the majestic White Mountains. Spend a relaxing afternoon in our full-service spa. Or for the ultimate winter thrill, try a Guided Adventure of the Bretton Woods Canopy Tour- a high-flying experience in the trees and above the slopes.  (This excerpt taken from the Bretton Woods website)
Located just 25 minutes north of North Conway on scenic NH Route 16, Great Glen Trails' unique location in Pinkham Notch provides spectacular views up to the Great Gulf Wilderness and the Presidential Mountain Range. (This excerpt taken from the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center website)
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Jackson, NH
(range: 10 miles)
Built in 1879, Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club is one of the few remaining Grand Hotels in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Constructed to provide respite for visitors to the mountains of Carter Notch, this timeless hotel in Jackson, New Hampshire, now attracts generations of guests with its captivating views, idyllic location, 9-hole golf course, and award-winning cuisine at Highfields Restaurant. (This excerpt taken from the Eagle Mountain House website)
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Jackson, NH
(range: 10 miles)
Nestled in the heart of the Mount Washington Valley, Black Mountain has been serving up snow, smiles and memories since 1935. From the Shovel Handle, the first overhead cable lift in the country, to snowmaking on the Whitney slope in 1957, one of the first snowmaking systems in New England, Black’s history is rich with a commitment to its skiers and riders. Today, Black offers skiing and riding for all ages and abilities across over 140 acres, 5 lifts and 45 trails. (This excerpt taken from the Black Mountain website)
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