“Mountain Day is a welcome surprise break from classes. The president chooses a beautiful fall day and announces the holiday by ringing the college bells. The first Mountain Day was held in 1877.”
Most of the Smith College Squash Team will be doing some type of hiking or climbing today – many at Mt. Skinner National Park about 15 minutes from campus – 30 minutes by bicycle. Here is a photo of Smith Coach Tim Bacon climbing the highest point earlier this morning:
And here is a link to the Smith Alumnae site – with posts from alumnae many years after they have graduated from one of the countries top institutions. Follow updates on Mountain Day from around the world here!