Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Seek the Peak Expo 

July 18, 2020

A message on May 5, 2020 from Krissy Fraser, Brand Manager for the Mount Washington Observatory.

Dear Friends,

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Mount Washington Observatory financially. Many organizations are in similar situations, but the timing is especially critical for our nonprofit.

This summer is the 20th anniversary of our annual fundraiser Seek the Peak. What is ordinarily a hiking extravaganza with large gatherings will now be a virtual experience. Our celebration will be a collective of hikes shared online by participants across nation. 

We rely on this event for a good part of our annual budget. 

The Observatory has weathered many storms in our 87 year history but this change means we need your support more than ever. We already have participants committed to raising funds and seeking their own peak. We are grateful for these dedicated folks. 

Here’s where you come in on this global day of giving. Go to and contribute to a participant. Or set up a team of your own, even without hiking, and raise funds for the Observatory. Help make this the most successful year ever for Seek the Peak. Celebrate our 20th year of this event as a registered participant or with a donation.  

Seek the Peak 2020 is virtually on. We are proud and thankful for your efforts in continuing to make this critical fundraiser a success! 

Please stay positive and stay safe.


Krissy Fraser
Krissy Fraser
Brand Manager

Seek the Peak 20 is presented by Eastern Mountain SportsOboz, and the Mt. Washington Auto Rd. with support from  Backpacker Magazine Get Out More Tour, Martini Northern, First Light, White Mountain Oil & Propane, Mount Washington Radio Group & Mason & Mason Insurance.
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