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nefarious_1_Great climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013


Great weather with a successful summit and descent. Ascended Lion Head and descended Tuckerman; first time on this mountain. What an amazing time! Tuckerman's ravine is an incredible place; not to be believed! I'm itching to do it all again going up Huntington's! I highly recommend this climb.
Posted Jul 16, 2013 12:34 am

islandborn11Crazy fog at top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2013


My family rented a place in the White Mountains for our summer vacation so this seemed like a no brainer. Roped my bro, sis, and sis' boyfriend into this as well. Tuckerman was closed so we took Lions Head. In the last hour the famous terrible weather kicked in with drizzle and pea soup for visibility. Enjoyed a bread bowl full of chili at the cafeteria. The hike down was brutal on knees and ankles. My bro is a triathlete but sis and sis' bf were sore the rest of the week. Still, a great, rewarding climb.
Posted Jul 3, 2013 3:32 pm

jbonbrightPerfect Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2011


My son (12) and I (48) climbed this over the course of two days. From the Cog Railroad station, we hiked up the relatively easy Jewell Trail to the Summit, hung out at the Observatory for a while, then hiked down to Lakes-of-Clouds Hut. Spent a cold, damp night in a crowded room with a bunch of giggling middle school girls.

The next day, we awoke, grabbed a quick bite, and beat everyone else out the door as we took the challenging Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail back to the Cog RR station and the truck.

The weather on both days was absolutely perfect and the views from the trail and summit were unforgettable. Bucket list item checked off! A rewarding hike with my young son, one I will never forget.
Posted Jun 30, 2013 4:39 pm

huskertriguyBeautiful Day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2013


Tuckerman Ravine / Lion Head

Beautiful day, not too many people on the trail. Visibility at the summit was top-notch.

Avoid motorcycle day.

Be sure to visit the Saalt Pub in Gorham for outstanding poutine and great beer after your hike (I did the night before my hike, after hiking Mansfield in VT -- but they are closed on Mondays).

SHP #31
Posted Jun 14, 2013 12:41 pm

funnyfarmSo much for solitude  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013


I realize it was a Saturday but still! Had to wait in a line of twenty people to get to the actual highpoint. Nice folks though and everyone willing to take photos of your group. Number 10.
Posted Jun 8, 2013 9:32 am

whatdoIknowbeautiful day  Sucess!


does not get nicer than that day was. Also, not a soul on the mountain
Posted May 28, 2013 11:30 am

sredfernCrew 63 Summits on 2nd Try!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2012


Took the heartiest of my BSA Venture Crew up for our second annual winter attempt. Slept at Hermit Lake the first night in near zero weather. Headed up Lions Head early and summited in amazingly clear weather! Snow storm came in fast and we descended in snow all the way down. We decided not to camp at Hermit Lake again which was good because the storm raged for most of a day. First winter ascent after 3 attempts in storms, below 0 cold and 100+ mph winds on other trys.
Posted May 24, 2013 11:08 pm

pattyd82abFirst Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2010
I climbed with the Norwich University Mountain Cold Weather Company. My group did Lions Head. Great hike. It was warm enough to summit in T- shirts, until we started standing around at the summit.
Posted May 21, 2013 8:41 am

jainman09Late Winter Ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2011


My brother and I Grabbed a shelter at Tuckerman Ravine and hunkered down for the night. It was nice having three walls and practically a fourth made of snow. Next day started up Lion Head in low vis/heavy wind. Had to break out the ice axes on the steep trail! Thought about turning around when visibility broke at Lion Head. Weather got better all day. Lucked out with a rather warm sunny day on top. Still windy, but it always is. Glissaded all the way down to camp!
Posted May 9, 2013 4:03 pm

jainman09My Wife's First Summit!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2010


First day was a wet/windy trek up the Jewell trail to a nice camping spot about halfway. Summit day was gorgeous! Wife rode the Cog Railway down and left me to break camp on my own.
Posted May 9, 2013 3:56 pm

bboothChecked it off my list  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 2, 2013


Great day on the mountain, and will be back many times in the future.
Posted Apr 26, 2013 5:01 pm

Russell NashHP #4 Lion's Head / Boott Spur  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2012

Russell Nash

It was a gorgeous day. We were worried it was going to rain as it was sprinkling in the morning but it turned into the perfect day. We headed went up Lion's Head trail and came back down Boott Spur. It was an unforgettable experience.
Posted Apr 8, 2013 8:52 am

rickfordWinter [like] Ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2013


Solo-hike up via the Jewel Trail. There was still at least 2-3 feet of snow everywhere. Winds were in the mid 40's and the temps around 20 degrees at the summit. Windchill was 1 degree.

Could have never done it without snow-shoes.

Posted Apr 1, 2013 1:19 pm

joseyinnetwindy, cloudy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2009


nice that there's hot food on top though.
Posted Mar 26, 2013 4:09 pm

RoadtoDenaliLions Head - Winter Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2013


Beautiful weekend to climb washington.Spent Friday climbing ice on Willeys slide. Hiked up to Harvard cabin on Saturday and set up camp. Hiked to Huntigtons ravine Sat night to do some ice anchor and belay training. Got up Sunday morning and summitted via Lions Head Winter Route. Sunny, 20 degrees, and only 30-40 mph winds above tree line. Great day on Mt Washington.
Posted Mar 14, 2013 2:39 pm



Been doing the Whites since I was a kid. Was up there last weekend on a beautiful couple days perched up on the ridge over Great Gully, best winter weather I've ever had up there.
Posted Mar 13, 2013 3:01 pm

WalkoutnowHP #12  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2013


Got down as Storm Q started rolling in.. got lucky with the weather, for Washington.. 30mph, -10wc.. fun little winter climb
Posted Feb 28, 2013 11:41 pm

THalky#13 - Cold rainy and low visibility  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2012


Want to return one day.
Posted Jan 28, 2013 1:50 pm

xbaghatthirty-five  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2010


Posted Jan 20, 2013 11:12 am

pookster1127Boy Scouts  Sucess!


Great trip with Troop 230 of Yardley, PA
Posted Jan 14, 2013 2:16 pm

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