Fun weekend ahead at Mount Washington

The remaining signs of winter's snowfall are now only evident through deep snow drifts at the upper reaches of Mount Washington.

WITH A VIEW like this from Mount Washington

WITH A VIEW like this from Mount Washington

The remaining signs of last winter’s snowfall are now only evident through deep snow drifts found at the upper reaches of the mountain. At lower elevations, the temperatures are climbing into warm territory and the perennials are poking their heads out. Summer has arrived at Mount Washington!
The resort opens June 29 at 11 a.m. for its first day of summer operations. Mile High Scenic Chairlift Rides, Bungee Trampoline and some of the finest views on the planet will be on offer.
”There’s probably nothing better to show your visiting friends and family than the view from the top of Mount Washington,” explains resort spokesperson Brent Curtain. “It’s a great way to show off the beauty of where we live.”
To celebrate the Canada Day weekend, the mountain will host the Thrifty Foods Canada Day Celebration this Sunday. The fun-filled event will feature a bouncy castle, crafts and facepainting for the kids, plus a delicious Canada Day cupcake for all. The fun starts at 1 p.m.
An action-packed festival and event calendar is highlighted by the annual Suds and Scotch Festival at the Raven Lodge on July 13 and the Bearclaw Invitational Slopestyle on Aug. 3 and 4. The Alpine Wine and Food Festival returns Aug. 24 and 25.
Mount Washington is open daily beginning June 29. The Eagle Express will deliver hikers and sightseers to the top of the mountain and back down again seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The popular Bike Park, currently on hold due to lingering snow, will open July 28. 
For all summer event details and mountain information, surf to mountwashington.ca.
— Mount Washington Alpine Resort

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