We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the thunder-cloud, and the rain.
Henry David Thoreau
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department - 2 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301. 603-271-3211.
White Mountain National Forest - 719 N. Main St., Laconia, NH 03247. 603-528-8721.
Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines
Other State and Federal Agencies
New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation - PO Box 1856, Concord, NH 03301-1856. 603-271-3556.
U.S. Geological Service - Finding your way with map and compass.
Outdoor Recreation and Safety
Appalachian Mountain Club - PO Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298. 603-466-2721. Offers mountain leadership program, various backcountry skills workshops and other specialty courses.
Chauvin Guides International - 603-356-8919. Offers programs in rock and ice climbing, and back country skiing.
Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School - 800-356-9469. Offers private and group instruction in backcountry travel, 4-season climbing, and other aspects of mountaineering.
Friends of Tuckerman Ravine - Box 844, North Conway, NH 03860. 603-356-0131. Founded to provide citizen support to the U.S. Forest Service in order to preserve and protect Tuckerman Ravine and the Cutler River Drainage Area that surrounds it on Mt. Washington and in Pinkham's Grant, Coos County, NH.
International Mountain Climbing School - 603-356-7064. Offers private and group instruction in backcountry travel, 4-season climbing, and other aspects of mountaineering. Staff can be hired for talks and presentations.
Leave No Trace
NH Outdoor Council
Randolph Mountain Club - Randolph, NH 03570
Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) - PO Box 3150, Conway, NH 03818. 603-447-6711. Offers Outdoor/Wilderness Leadership School (OWLS), Advanced Leadership & Emergency Care (ALEC), Wilderness Institute for Leadership Development (WILD), and other wilderness and emergency medicine programs.
Mount Washington Observatory
The Weather Channel