On Friday, July 21st-Saturday, July 22nd, participate in the largest annual fundraiser for the Mount Washington Observatory at the Annual Seek the Peak Hike-a-Thon.
Hike the beautiful and challenging Mount Washington, explore the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire, raise money for a good cause, win prizes, meet and join other outdoor enthusiasts, enjoy the outdoor expo tents, explore the Weather Discovery Center, meet the staff of the observatory, dine and party with participants, and most importantly – SEEK YOUR PEAK!
There is a $10 registration fee per person, and this fee counts towards the minimum $200 fundraising goal. Ask your network of family and friends to pledge you during the event and tell them about the cause! Participants may register in teams of up to 8 people.
There are many ways to win prizes! The first 500 participants to raise $200 earn an exclusive Seek the Peak backpack and T-shirt. Join the event as a team to earn special prizes as the top fundraising team or the most spirited team, among other categories. For each fundraising milestone, starting at $200 and exceeding $20,000, participants may win select prizes for each milestone and are entered to win other fabulous prizes for their accomplishments. To see the full list of incentives, visit https://www.mountwashington.org/seek-the-peak/prizes.aspx.
In addition to pledges, interested businesses may purchase sponsorships for the event. The sponsorship categories are as follows:
- Presenting Sponsor: $12,500
- Gold Sponsor: $5,000
- Silver Sponsor: $2,500
- Bronze Sponsor: $1,000
- In-Kind Sponsors ($1,000+)
- In-Kind Sponsors (Under $1,000)
- Team Sponsor: $2,000
For more information on sponsorships, visit https://www.mountwashington.org/seek-the-peak/sponsorship.aspx.
Since Seek the Peak was established in 2001, this great event has raised over $1.6 million for the nonprofit Observatory, helping it maintain its famous weather station on the summit of Mount Washington and continue its important work collecting weather data, performing research, and educating the public about the science of climate and weather.
For more information, or to register, visit https://www.mountwashington.org/seek-the-peak/. Pack your gear – the mountains are calling!