The White Mountain: Rediscovering Mount Washington's Hidden Culture, Part of "Cold is Cool" series

Wednesday January 27, 2021 / 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Zoom

Cover of Dan Szczesny's "The White Mountain."
"The White Mountain - Rediscovering Mt. Washington's Hidden Culture"
Over the course of a calendar year, journalist Dan Szczesny explored the history and mystique of New England's tallest mountain in his book, The White Mountain: Rediscovering Mount Washington's Hidden Culture. Mount Washington is more than just a 6,288-foot rock pile; the mountain is the cultural soul of climbers, hikers, and tourists from around the world looking to test their mettle against some of the most extreme conditions in return for a chance to be inspired by its intense natural beauty. Join us for an author talk and presentation on one of the coldest and coolest places on the planet!

Dan Szczesny is a long-time author and journalist living in New Hampshire. His books include travelogues on Nepal, Alaska, and the White Mountains. He is a Hemingway Foundation finalist for short fiction and has also written collections of short stories and poetry. He’s traveled widely throughout the country speaking about adventure travel and the importance of getting kids into the outdoors. He currently calls Manchester, NH his Base Camp where he lives with his wife and daughter. For more on Dan's books and writing, go to Read a Forest Journal article about Dan here.

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This event is part of Cold is Cool, keeping you connected with the natural world from home. Plug in to watch and learn... then, unplug outside!

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