Why does Mount Washington take so many innocent lives? What is it that makes the 6,288′ climb not only a dangerous feat, but a deadly one. Although there’s not one clear answer … Continue Reading WHY MOUNT WASHINGTON KILLS
Hike Though it is not for the faint of heart, a hike up to Mount Washington’s summit is an incredible experience and is a popular activity for visitors year-round. There are … Continue Reading 3 Ways To Reach Mount Washington’s Summit
It is important that people are fully aware of what dangers are involved when visiting the mountains. In many parts of the region, snow and ice are still major factors … Continue Reading Hike Safe: It’s Your Responsibility
Navigation: This includes a physical map, a compass, an altimeter, some sort of GPS tracking device, a personal locator beacon or a satellite messenger device.
Invest in quality gear: Do some research on what gear you think will work best for you. It’s about trail and error. Some things ere going to work for some people that just won’t work for you.
Hypothermia is the potentially deadly drop in one’s body temperature. Typically a result of extended exposure in sub- freezing temperatures. It can be a potentially fatal condition. Hypothermia can strike during any season, even when temperatures are mild.