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eric bThe Lions Head Trail

eric b

Numerous ascents during many times of year. one of may trails i have taken to the summit. it is moderate in most place and great views of Tuckerman and Wildcat are plentiful. This trail is a safer bet for ascent when snow and ice fill Tuckerman ravine and The Tuckerman Ravine Trail becomes slick or dangerous
Posted Sep 28, 2006 2:23 am

Son of HendrickPresidential Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2006

Son of Hendrick

We were doing a Presidential traverse but ended up going down to Hermit Lake Shelters and hiking back up to Washignton on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail, and then on towards the northern Presidents. SOme of our party ended up going back up Washington the next day. They werent tired even after our 17+ mile the day before.
Posted Sep 27, 2006 9:37 pm

eric bnumerous routes pinnacle gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 17, 2005

eric b

although ive been all over this beast this day took the cake. fighting 80 mph winds and white-out conditions is a bit of the norm for my luck on washington. thank god literally for the "escape hatch" retreat glissade
Posted Sep 26, 2006 9:31 pm

TiogaBradfordAlso my first mountain  Sucess!


My first mountain ever, at age 13. I climbed it via the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail with my family (my 6 yr. old brother made it up too!). I also climbed it in college via the Crawford Path (up) and Lion's Head (down), finished by a hitch-hike back to our car at Crawford Notch. Had good weather and great views the first time; hiked in a hail and rain storm the second time, with only about 5 minutes of views before the clouds closed back in.
Posted Sep 22, 2006 10:00 pm

jpvtGulfside Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2006


great weather, but we couldnt hang out on the top too long though since we didnt hit washington until late in the day
Posted Sep 21, 2006 4:07 am

jef80Lions Head Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2006


Still fun after all these times up and down.
Posted Sep 17, 2006 10:00 pm

bidwelldkGreat Times  Sucess!


Great times on Mount Washington in every season! I've climbed the mountain over 20 times and have never had a dull time. Look forward to many more adventures!
Posted Sep 14, 2006 7:40 pm

starship_jenAmmonoosuc Ravine Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006


Climbed with my friend Kate. Weather cooperated for a great hike! Beautiful! HP #17. Busy weekend though!
Posted Sep 3, 2006 4:13 pm

RockmanAT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 1998


While doing the AT.
Posted Aug 30, 2006 4:11 am

danny-boyMy first mountain
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 1986


Up Tuckerman's. Did it with Dad.
Posted Aug 27, 2006 12:23 am

avidwandererMy wife's first 4000 foot peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006


Climbed with my wife and dog up tuckerman and down nelson crag. Beautiful day, lots of tourists.
Posted Aug 14, 2006 3:07 am

pingzingrBoott Spur / Lakes of the Clouds / Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2006


120 miles of visibility...only the second day this year! In talking to locals they said that many of them had been up Washington multiple times and NEVER had a day like that. From Washington on to the rest of the northern Presidentials with a stopover at the Madison Hut.
Posted Aug 13, 2006 8:23 pm

musicmountainLion head  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2003


60 mph winds, great climb to our first state highpoint
Posted Aug 2, 2006 1:06 am

IlafanHondas not wanted--GOOD!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2006


How could I not be successful? They wouldn't let me drive it, and my knees were aching from Mansfield and Marcy. So, I decided to drive this one. However, they wouldn't allow Hondas on the mountain. It seems my Civic doesn't have a first gear, and coming down would have ruined my beaks. So the good folks at Honda paid my way. I love Honda. On the top, it was cold, windy, and very interesting. Great experience.
Posted Jul 20, 2006 6:16 pm

KoonsyRoute: Tuckermans to Lions head


Wet day. Tucks trail was a nice easy start before the transition to Lions Head where the hike got steep and to much fun. As we got passed the alpine garden we went up a snow field and lost track of the trail and were forced to turn back. Upon finding another way up, my partner refused to push on. great views of Tuckermans ravine. Great Mountain.Can't wait to go back and give it another shot.
Posted Jul 9, 2006 5:07 pm

TLPFirst Day of Summer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2006


Stayed the night before at the Joe Dodge Lodge. Went up via Tuckerman's Ravine/Lion's Head. One heck of a rockpile!
Posted Jun 22, 2006 5:30 pm

fourty2Lion's Head
Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2006


Climbed with the OSU mountaineering club. Made it to Lion's Head. The wind was so strong past there that the leaders were blown over while scouting it. Really wet my appitite for some more peaks. Wasn't technical but got some experience with Ice axe and crampons. The river at the bottom of the trail was beautiful.
Posted Jun 17, 2006 6:37 pm

injektiloClimbed twice...  Sucess!


Once in hot hot hot weather (Tucks) and once in the rain (Ammo Ravine). Loved both of 'em.
Posted Jun 10, 2006 12:33 am

lakenyonTuckerman Ravine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2002


Beautiful fall day below; windy with no visibility on top. Date is approximate: it was some time in early-mid October.
Posted May 14, 2006 9:57 pm

peerzattuckerman  Sucess!


cheers to those ambitious appalachian hikers and there history of not wasting any time getting up the mountain by using those silly switchbacks. straight to the top, baby! switchbacks do have their place...just not so much in the applachians. beautiful weather turning to downpour back to beautiful in a matter of seconds. crazy place, that Mount Washington.
Posted May 14, 2006 9:41 pm

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