Mt Washington, NH

Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern U.S., attains an elevation of 6,288 feet above mean sea level, and is located at latitude 44° 16' N, longitude 71° 18' W. It is in Sargents Purchase in Coös County, New Hampshire, at the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. Originally called Agiocochook by native Americans, the mountain boasts some of the planet's most severe weather, and retains the world record for wind speed, 231 MPH. The 52-acre Mount Washington State Park surrounds the summit, where visitors will find a multitude of old and modern buildings, once known as the 'City Among the Clouds'.

Trip up the auto road and hiking trail, plus Glen Ellis Falls just down the road

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