Book Talk

Who was Alton Weagle and why did he climb Mt. Washington backwards?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

Dan Szczesny is spending a year exploring the very heart of the White Mountain National Forest. But Mt. Washington – home of the world’s worst weather – is more than just a rock pile, it’s the cultural and natural soul of climbers and tourists from around the world. From car races to bird watching, from bikes to motorcycles, from the railroad to the stars to a centuries old observatory, Mt. Washington speaks to the adventurer in all of us, and Dan plans on turning his veteran journalist’s eye toward capturing it all in his new book, “The White Mountain” (available spring, 2018). READ MORE