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Aug 24, 2021

Mt. Washington was shrouded in clouds during the early morning hours of Saturday, August 21, 2021 when riders who were registered for the 48th Annual Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb (MWARBH) gathered in the field at the base of the Auto Road. The weather forecast was all over the place saying in and out of the clouds, possible showers, chance of thunderstorms, and, to top it off, Henri, a hurricane, was on the way to hit New England.

Aug 1, 2021

In the early morning hours on Sunday, August 1st, 10 teams each representing one individual athlete departed the base of the Auto Road determined to reach the 6,288-foot summit. Each team includes an adaptive athlete and “mules” who help the athlete in any way necessary as he or she makes the arduous climb up the 7.6 mile Auto Road to the summit. The teams must pull together and push through the grueling ascent to overcome this great challenge.

Jun 28, 2021

New Hampshire PBS recently received a Boston/New England Emmy® Award for outstanding historical/cultural program. MT. WASHINGTON AUTO ROAD TO THE SKY explores the more than 150-year history of the Mt. Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire, which has guided millions of visitors to the highest peak in New England by car, truck, foot, ski and bicycle.

Jun 25, 2020
 Larger Summer Events Cancelled 
 Kona Summer Mountain Bike Race Series is a GO!
Jun 11, 2020
The Mt. Washington Auto Road Opens 
For Its 159th Season on June 11, 2020
New General Manager Takes The Helm
May 5, 2020
2020 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb
Rescheduled Due To COVID-19 Concerns
Oct 30, 2019

North America’s Oldest Hillclimb Returns to Mt. Washington July 10-12, 2020

Sep 18, 2019
From left to right: Ken Gordon, CEO, Coos County Family Health Services (CCFHS); Guyford Stevers, President, CCFHS Board; William Gessner, MD, CCFHS Medical Director; Julia Hadley, DMD; Jennifer McGrath, Manager, Foundation and Marketing Initiatives, Northeast Delta Dental; Howie Wemyss, General Manager, Mt. Washington Auto Road; and, Lisa McCoy, Events Director, Mt. Washington Auto Road.

Pinkham Notch, NH — Mount Washington has an international reputation for its severe and quickly-changing weather conditions, and it once again held true to its nature for the 59th annual Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race. Held on June 15th, the morning brought high winds to the summit, with wind chills dropping down into the 20s.

Aug 17, 2019
  • Levinsohn, Sydlik, take top honors at Mt. Washington
Aug 16, 2019

August 17, 2019 -- 8:30 a.m. 

  • Hardcore cyclists prepare for Saturday’s all-uphill grind
  • Sydlik is women’s favorite
  • Follen, Levinsohn top men’s field
  • Last-minute entries accepted
Aug 12, 2019

The Chad William Young Foundation has named Alexander Vandendries of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the recipient of the 2019 Chad Young Sponsorship for the 2019 Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb. 

Jun 15, 2019

59th Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race
Mt. Washington Auto Road
June 15, 2019 – 9 a.m.

  • Brittni Hutton and Heidi Caldwell tie as champions
  • Mt. Washington veteran Eric Blake outruns Kenyan Francis Kamiri
Jun 13, 2019

59th Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race
Mt. Washington Auto Road
June 15, 2019 – 9 a.m.

  • Women’s field wide open

  • Men’s race: Blake and challengers

  • Two Italians make Mt. Washington debut

  • George Etzweiler, 99, returns


May 31, 2019

PINKHAM NOTCH, NH — Hundreds of hikers will return to the White Mountains and the mighty Presidential Range for the Mount Washington Observatory’s 19th Annual Seek the Peak (STP) hike-a-thon on July 19-20, the largest annual fundraiser for the summit weather station. The Mt. Washington Auto Road is proud to be a presenting sponsor of this event, which helps to fund the amazing meteorological studies that the organization has been conducting since 1932.

May 28, 2019

PINKHAM NOTCH, NH — Held on May 25th during Memorial Day weekend, Alton Weagle Day at the Mt. Washington Auto Road was the annual kick-off event to 2019, coinciding with the much-anticipated opening of the Auto Road for its 158th summer season. The Auto Road and Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center have a full line-up of events this summer, but Alton Weagle Day is arguably the most unique.

May 22, 2019

Green’s Grant, NH – The owners of the Mt. Washington Auto Road, known as the oldest man-made tourist attraction in North America, on Saturday formalized the recommendation of management to promote Tobey Reichert to the position of Assistant General Manager.

Mar 11, 2019

Held on Saturday, March 9th, the third-annual Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day was an event which celebrated active lives, and promoted the spirit of giving. Participants made a donation to the charity of their choice, and then enjoyed a day of Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on our scenic trail system.

Mar 3, 2019

During its 23-year history, Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Cloudshas grown to become one of New Hampshire’s most iconic winter sporting events. First held in 1997 as Ski to the Clouds, the race quickly became regarded as North America’s Toughest 10K—due primarily to the fact that the final 6 kilometers climbs over 2,200 vertical feet up the Mt. Washington Auto Road.

Feb 19, 2019
Mt. Washington Auto Road & Sports Car Club of New Hampshire Partner to Bring Back The Historic Auto Race
May 15, 2018

The Mt. Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire will host a lunch stop on the 2018 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Tuesday, June 26, race organizers have announced.

May 8, 2018

The Glen House, a new 68-room hotel at the base of Mt. Washington, the highest summit in the Northeast, is under construction in Pinkham Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains and is expected to open in mid-September, 2018.

Jan 26, 2018

Cyclists who like the idea of racing up New Hampshire’s famously steep and scenic Mt. Washington Auto Road this summer can register for the opportunity beginning the first day of February...

Aug 31, 2017

August 31st marks an important anniversary for the Mt. Washington Auto Road, commemorating a landmark event that put emphasis on the word “Auto” in the road’s current-day moniker...

Jul 9, 2017

History was made again on the legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road with this weekend’s 2017 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb. Known as Climb To The Clouds, this historic hillclimb is one of America’s oldest motorsport events...

Jun 27, 2017

Mt. Washington Auto Road’s General Manager Recognized for 27 Years of Dedicated Support...

Jun 25, 2017

ATV riders flocked to the Mount Washington Auto Road on Saturday for the 2017 New Hampshire ATV Day.

May 27, 2017

A trio of prancing unicorns, a juggling unicyclist, a pair of hula dancers and a poetry-spouting Walt Whitman were among the newest entrants Saturday into the colorful history of the Mount Washington Auto Road inspired by Alton Weagle.

Feb 13, 2017
Officials with the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire, organizers of the 2017 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb planned for July 6-9, 2017 at the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Gorham, NH, announced today that 80 competitors representing 17 states in the United states as well as the countries of Canada, Wales, Australia and Romania will make up the field for this year’s Climb to the Clouds automotive hillclimb taking place on the historic 7.6 mile Mt. Washington Auto Road.
Jun 14, 2016
Cameron Cogburn of Arlington, Massachusetts, has raced his bike five times up the relentlessly steep Mt. Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
May 1, 2016
The Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb is known as the toughest hillclimb in the world at 7.6 miles in length, has an average grade of 12% with extended sections of 18% and the last 50 yards is an amazing 22%. Riders race to the top of New England at 6,288ft.

The race is officially full and a wait list has begun. Tin Mountain Conservation has is also looking for more riders for their other fundraiser, the Century +