Signature Adventure Series from Northeast Mountaineering

Signature Series 2015
A Climbing experience designed for YOU!
At NEM we care about YOU and the experience that we provide. With this in mind, we have established the NEM Signature Series. Throughout the summer and into the fall we are offering special climbing opportunities for Veterans, singles, women, over 40 individuals, photographers and more!

Summit at Sunrise + Brunch
SEPTEMBER 18-19, 2015
What could be better than climbing to the summit of Mt. Washington? How about being on top for the sunrise! We will meet at the Bunkhouse at Northeast Mountaineering. After a gear check, we will head out under the moonlight for an unforgettable journey up the Lions Head Trail to the summit of Mt. Washington. Above the trees we will have an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. No experience is required. All ages are welcome!

Photography Hike + BBQ
OCTOBER 4, 2015
Photography and the outdoors go hand in hand. Let us take you to the unknown treasures of the White Mountains where you will have plenty of time to photograph the landscape. Your guides have many years of photography experience and formal photography training. We will get to photograph waterfalls, foliage, winding trails, stunning views and more! No prior experience required. All ages encouraged to attend. Must have your own photo gear.

1st Annual Adventure Race
OCTOBER 24-25, 2015
We are thrilled to announce the 1st annual Adventure Race to cap off the summer!
Climb, Hike, Bushwhack, Paddle, Rappel, and Bike your way through the White Mountains of New Hampshire! This is the experience of a lifetime! Our two day adventure race begins at the Bunkhouse at Northeast Mountaineering where you will meet your guide and begin creating your strategy. Do you go light and fast, or heavy and well prepared for anything? Once the race begins, you will have to use all of your outdoor experience and knowledge to make it through the course to the end. You will spend the night outdoors at a designated camp site before beginning the second day of adventure. At the conclusion of the race, we will have a BBQ where prizes will be handed out. Prior hiking experience is required. Ages 18+. Must be in a excellent physical condition. No technical experience required. Must own or rent a bike.

For more information contact Northeast Mountaineering!

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Peter Willis joins the culinary team at Max’s Restarurant & Pub

Max’s Restaurant & Pub at the Snowvillage Inn has announced that Peter Willis of Albany, NH, has joined their culinary team. Willis deftly blends the cuisine of Japan and South America. His experience in the Valley includes the 1785 Inn, Margarita Grill and his own restaurant, Coyote Rose, which was a locals favorite.

Whether you choose to dine in our casual fine dining room or relax with a bite in pub, you’ll be treated to a most incredible epicurean adventure. With our award-winning chef, breathtaking views, and warm hospitality it is easy to see why our diners always come back for more.  Make sure you visit for our Locals’ Night every Tuesday for our chef’s comfort food specials.  Don’t worry if you’re not a true local, here at Max’s, everyone is a local on Tuesday night!  If you’re an oyster lover, Max’s is the place to be.  We get in fresh oysters daily and on Thursday nights don’t miss our Oyster Orgy – only Two Bucks a Shuck!

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SAVE BIG on your recycling efforts with a GREEN FRIDAY SPECIAL!

4 Our Kids Recycling Services is holding a GREEN FRIDAY SPECIAL!

$25 OFF for any Mom who mentions this post and has a clean out load to be hauled away this Friday!  We take it all, outgrown clothes, last year’s school projects, broken toys, the computers that don’t work anymore, that old chair covered in cat hair, even that stuff your husband says he’s going to do something with, but never does. Our version of Black Friday is the day after kids go back to school and Moms clear away the clutter. Don’t spend your precious time at the dump. Call us before Thursday to schedule your one-time clean out load and claim your $25 off coupon. Good for this Friday (Sept. 4th) ONLY!

(603) 447-8361

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RSVP is looking for volunteers for the Mud Bowl

This year the always exciting Mud Bowl in North Conway will be held from Friday, September 11 through Sunday, September 13.  Annually, the Mud Bowl draws 4,000 spectators over the three-day period.

RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Carroll County) is primarily responsible for staffing many of the booths and the food tent.  For example, volunteers are needed to collect tickets at the gate, to sell mud bowl t-shirts, and to sell raffle tickets for a handmade quilt.  Some volunteer opportunities are “sitting” jobs.

Volunteers are needed on Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM, on Saturday from 10:30AM to 5:00PM and on Sunday from 9:30AM to 4:30PM.   Shifts have been designed to accommodate volunteers throughout the three-day period (hopefully, some volunteers will sign up for more than one shift).

Contact Mary@ 603-356-9331 or by email at for details and shifts.

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Enjoying the outdoors made easier by Frontside Grind

Hey outdoor folks! Going into the woods for the weekend? Just because you are willing to suffer for the view doesn’t mean the quality of your coffee has to! Our Hario mini hand-crank grinder can give you professional quality freshness no matter where you may find yourself. Weighing in at less than 250 grams, you can fit it into the tiniest corner of your pack and not even notice it there. Combine it with 12 oz. of freshly roasted Frontside coffee, and your wilderness experience just got a whole lot better! $35 gets you a lifetime of being the most popular person at the campsite.

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Sunset Soiree on top of Mount Washington

Life is short… Eat dessert first!

Sunset Soiree is the premier fall event of Mount Washington Observatory, combining decadent food and wine with a twilight drive to the top of Mount Washington. Each year is different and the mountain never fails to impress.

Festivities begin with a private wine and cheese tasting in the historic Douglas A. Philbrook Red Barn Museum at the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road. Next, board a motor coach and enjoy a chauffeured drive to the summit of Mount Washington, where you can meet the staff and tour the Weather Room and Extreme Mount Washington Museum all while enjoying a sumptuous selection of desserts. As twilight falls, head to the observation deck for a sunset champagne toast. Return to the base for a dinner of small bites or “Tapas” including a diverse selection of seafood, poultry, beef and vegetarian creations expertly prepared and served by the Kennet High School Pro-Start Culinary Team and the Thompson House Eatery. The delicious food will be complemented with local brew from the Moat Mountain Smokehouse and Brewery, coffee from local “Good Vibes Coffee Roasters” and a select pallet of wines. Mingle with the staff of the Observatory and the Auto Road for an opportunity to learn more about the work and life on top of Mount Washington.

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: Approximately 4:45—9:15pm
Place: Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
Cost: $140 per person for Observatory members, $150 per person for non-members

All proceeds from this special fundraiser benefit the nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory, helping to support our work in weather observation, research and education on Mount Washington.

For more information please call (603) 356-2137 x 231.

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New Business Directions adds team member


New Business Directions is pleased to announce that Sondra Love has joined the team.

Sondra received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from Plymouth State University. She joined the New Business Directions team in the summer of 2015 and serves as our new Office Manager. Sondra currently assists in reception, administration, and recordkeeping while undergoing program training for QuickBooks®. Ambitious to learn and excited to grow, Sondra is ready greet you with her warm, contagious smile in our office.

To learn more about New Business Directions and QuickBooks®, or to schedule an appointment, please call (603)356-2914, email or visit

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