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Tuckerman Inferno This Weekend

by Cooper on April 11, 2014

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A valley area race Saturday will not only test the endurance of its
competitors but also raise money for the non profit group that works to
preserve and protect the unique alpine and sub-alpine eastern slopes of
Mount Washington.*t of a *

The Tuckerman Inferno race started in 2000 as the annual fundraiser for
Friends of Tuckerman Ravine.

The current race includes running, kayaking, biking, hiking and skiing
that make up a pentathlon event that’s one of the most challenging
adventure races in the country.

Individuals and relay teams compete to see who can most quickly complete
a course of about 36 miles in the valley that finishes at Tuckerman
Ravine, with individual champions being crowned Tuckerman and Tuckerwoman.

Friends of Tuckerman works closely with the U.S. Forest Service and
other organizations like the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Current goals include providing financial support for trails and
backcountry programs, recruiting volunteers for the backcountry patrol,
helping with fundraising campaigns identified by the Forest Service and
Mount Washington Volunteer Ski Patrol and providing financial support to
the Mount Washington Avalanche Center.

www.friendsoftuckermanravine.org

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