National Geographic : 1937 Jul
Photograph byBradford Washburn LONELY AS THE MOUNTAINS ON THE MOON SEEMS THE SUMMIT OF MOUNT WASHINGTON, AS VIEWED BY THE AVIATOR For eight or nine months of the year the rock-strewn crest is covered with snow. Yet it is not so forsaken as it looks,for each winter the observers atthe weather station welcome from 200 to 300 hikers. Cairns on the left mark the trail above timberline. Wildcat Mountain isinthe immediate background.