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Mount Washington

Kellisa's 9th State Highpoint

Mount Washington, NH
6,288ft.

June 2009

Highpointers have three options for gaining the summit of New Hampshire: hike, drive or ride the Cog Railway. Since Kellisa loves trains, we decided to ride the railway up Mount Washington.


Kellisa with Mount Washington in the background:


We just missed the purple train:


Kellisa waiting to board the blue train:


The beginning of the train ride:


Alpine views in the Northeast:



The steepest section of track:



Enjoying the ride:



As far as you can go with a wheelchair:


Not satisfied with close, I carried Kellisa up the rocky trail to the true highpoint:


Short video from the summit:


Mount Washington is known for its weather:


Weather during our visit:


Mount Washington is also known for its fatalities:


A list of known deaths:


Enjoying the ride back down:



After a long day, Kellisa is asleep in our Northwoods cabin:

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