- Mountain Day is a tradition held every year in the fall, when the entire school is bused up to Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Students and faculty hike up the mountain's two-mile long trails. The class with the most students arriving at the top is recognized and receives some form of prize for their participation. Although no classes are held on Mountain Day, sports are required that afternoon.
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... Juniata College has a tradition of campus-wide events dating back to its founding days ... Mountain Day, Established 1896 — Mountain Day is the oldest tradition at Juniata and occurs on an unannounced fall day ... The specific date of Mountain Day is not known to students nor faculty until the morning of the event however, its possible date is a constant source of campus ...
... Mountain Day is observed early in the fall semester ... The President of the College selects a crisp, sunny, beautiful autumn day when the leaves are in full color, and announces the cancellation of classes by having bells rung on campus at 715 AM on the chosen day ... The eager anticipation of Mountain Day leads to intense speculation meteorology by students in the weeks leading up to the surprise announcement ...
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