by Greeneggs » Sat Feb 05, 2011 12:17 am
by divnamite » Sun Feb 06, 2011 6:43 pm
by Hotoven » Sun Feb 06, 2011 8:21 pm
divnamite wrote:I don't have them, but if you concern about getting lost. The trail pretty much take you to the bottom of the Ravine. Each route literally line up like in the guide book. The lines are so distinctive that you won't have any route finding problem.
by AlexeyD » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:32 pm
by bdynkin » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:16 pm
by AlexeyD » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:59 am
The top of Escape Hatch can be hard to find even in good weather. It is the next gully to the south after South Gully and it's easy to mix them up looking from the top. So yes, AlexeyD is right, it's a very good idea to have a few waypoints. GPS will work perfectly there - the top is wide open. Good news is that if you find it you can't get lost - just go down and you will intersect the main trail (Huntington Ravine trail) even though it maybe a bit of a bushwack in a low snow year. I've descended Escape Hatch probably half a dozen times but never had a chance to enter a few waypoints. Here is the best I can do (see link below, click on markers to get the coordinates of the waypoints. AlexeyD and me descended it together a few times so he should take a look and comment.
http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=44.27148,-71 ... ngton%20NH
by kozman18 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:13 pm
by AlexeyD » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:10 am
kozman18 wrote:It would be good to get a waypoint for the top of Escape in case you need to bail. I was up there last year, and couldn't find it (wind and snow -- bad visibility).
I think bdynkin's map coordinates are for the top of South Gully. Not sure -- I think the top of Escape is a little farther south than that, but it's hard to tell.
I am heading up to Huntington next week. If I get to Escape and can grab the coordinates of the cairn marking the gully top, I'll post them (with a picture of the cairn).
by kozman18 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:15 pm
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