The column includes snippets from Dan Szczesny’s upcoming book on Mount Washington, “The White Mountain” (available Spring 2018). Become a donor or sponsor to The White Mountain Campaign: email Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org or learn more at Hobblebush Press.
For one glorious week – full of sun, wind, rain, snow, sleet and wonder – I lived in the highest place in New England, atop Mt. Washington at the Mount Washington Observatory. I researched, interviewed weather observers and hikers, spent afternoons in the sun or the ice and I took notes for my upcoming book, The White Mountain. Here are some of my notes from my first day there, with accompanying photos.
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Manchester author/journalist Dan Szczesny writes a new column, ‘365 Days of Mountain Mischief,’ which includes snippets from his upcoming book on Mount Washington, ‘The White Mountain.’ (Available Spring 2018) Become a donor or sponsor to The White Mountain Campaign: email Dan at email@example.com or check out his author page on Hobblebush.com.
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