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Sounds Like A Search And Rescue Podcast

Welcome to the Sounds Like a Search and Rescue Podcast where we discuss all things related to search and rescue in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. 


Feb 2, 2024 

This week we are joined by Andy Vilaine the Train Master for the Mount Washington Cog Railway. The Railway has been open to the Mount Washington Summit since 1869 and has been a right of passage for generations of visitors to the Mount Washington Valley. Andy will join us to talk about the History of the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the various events and activities available at the cog and he will share details about the trains, day to day operations, maintenance of the track and many other details.. All this plus Stomp is shopping for a new backpack, Recent hikes on Mount Madison and Adams, Stomps snowmobile adventures, a refresher on safety protocols and  communication/safety devices while hiking,

This weeks Higher Summit Forecast

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About Our Guest



  • Winter Sled 

  • Guy Waterman Winter Bushwhacks

  • Shrouded Memories

  • Stomp’s new backpack 

  • Social Media Drama - Barbie and the Grand Canyon

  • Skier stuck on a gondola

  • Pop culture - movie recommendation, Hogwarts Legacy

  • Beer Talk, Recent Hikes, Notable Hikes

  • Welcome Andy from the Mount Washington Cog Railway

  • Hiker Communication - advice and technology discussion


Show Notes


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