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jeremycoteWinter Presidential Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2015


North to South solo traverse over one night and two days. High pressure brought blue skies and arctic air. Overnight low of about -10 with average winds both days. Camped in Spinx Col. Snow squall chased me down the south side of Washington on day two.
Posted Mar 23, 2015 5:00 pm

WalkoutnowWashington in winter  Sucess!


Great trip up Mt Washington during Feb.'13. Good dose of the famous bad weather, but not enough to end our trek. Completely awesome experience. Love to come back to this area in summer and do the Presidential Traverse, and others.
Posted Mar 13, 2015 8:44 pm

Grampahawkalmost perfect weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2014


Did the full traverse. We were going to try it in 24 hours but, despite a forecast for clear skies, rain began as we approached Jefferson (welcome to the Whites) so we decided to descend to the Perch and sleep in the leanto. Finished the next day I absolute perfect weather. 60 degrees, slight breeze and crystal blue skies.
Posted Sep 12, 2014 9:57 am

millertime300Entire Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2012


Did the Entire Presidential Traverse. Took me around 24 hrs. Nice Range! Surprising for the East Coast. Loved it. Crappy weather!
Posted Apr 21, 2014 5:43 pm

Luc1.5 days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 1997


Had 4 days of noms, DO NOT GO DOWN OSGOOD TRAIL!!!
Posted Aug 27, 2013 9:43 pm

JRBIce Climbing   Sucess!


A great week learning with guide Kurt Winkler
Posted Aug 2, 2013 11:51 pm

pookster1127Great Trip with BSA 230  Sucess!


Stayed all along the ridge. Love these mountains
Posted Jun 26, 2013 11:52 am

22 years of the Presidential's. Never cease to amaze especially in winter. So beautiful yet so unforgiving. Every once in a while your lucky enough to get a perfect winter day and when you do...PURE HEAVEN!
Posted Nov 30, 2012 11:04 am

RockOnGreat Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012


We started at Jackson and worked our way north. Did it in 2 days, probably would do 3 if I did it again. Stayed at LOC. 40's windy/gray day 1, 70's and bluebird day 2. Thats the whites for you!
Posted Sep 29, 2012 11:12 am

RyderSA Bit Late in Coming  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2012


Did the single-day Traverse (+Clay) with my buddy from school. Done in 19.5 hours, even with my friend's re-aggravating an old knee injury while descending Washington (he's a tough guy, ha)!
Posted Sep 19, 2012 3:01 am

mtneeringDecades  Sucess!


over a decade here, Ice climbing, rock climbing, mountaineering, and just plain FUN
Posted Aug 7, 2012 3:32 pm

ken93memorial day weekend   Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 25, 2012


Great weekend with my brother
Posted Jul 2, 2012 5:49 am

MonopoleAll different ways  Sucess!


Climbed all the Presis, at different times of the year, in little pieces, big pieces, and a single day traverse.
Posted Apr 12, 2011 4:22 pm

Kristin5berrymany times over
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2009


always many great peaks
Posted Feb 11, 2011 4:02 am

mike_lindacherTravelling Road Show  Sucess!


Took a swim in Lakes of the Clouds. Now that's good stuff ...
Posted Dec 7, 2010 8:13 pm

mmcguiganAwesome Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 23, 2010


Did the whole shabang (north to south)in 14.5 hours. Absolutely beautiful day.
Posted Jan 25, 2010 7:51 am

rasgoatSpecial place!  Sucess!


Gotta love the Whites!
Posted Dec 25, 2007 12:05 am

tigerlilly3 days in Winter!


OY OY OY Friggin Freeeezin'! I remember getting up late at night and seeing the moon over the snow/ice. Very beautiful. It was worth crawling out of my warm sleeping bag for! We came up Crawford -> Washington Great fun. Got me hooked on winter camping, bigtime. My first experience with spruce traps!
Posted Sep 22, 2007 7:34 pm

jvarholaktraverse march 1976  Sucess!


training for an AT thru hike in '76....it helped
Posted Jan 21, 2007 5:01 am

Cookie AddictPresi Traverse  Sucess!

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Three buddies and I got up early one summer morning nailed both the North and south Traverse in 14 hours. It took us a while because we kept taking pictures. Great hike!!
Posted Jan 15, 2007 8:55 pm

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