Mount Washington Climber's Log

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wwood

wwood - May 17, 2011 10:38 am Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

Wonderful  Sucess!

Tuckerman Ravine Trail

WildBlue

WildBlue - May 5, 2011 10:00 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1986

Loved those cairns  Sucess!

Went up during Appalachian Trail hike. Complete whiteout blizzard in the middle of the summer. The rock cairns were the only way we could find our way.

Monopole

Monopole - Apr 5, 2011 12:33 am

Second Home  Sucess!

Many climbs at all different times of the year, via all of the standard routes. Favorite ascent is up Huntington Ravine.

LakesideHiker

LakesideHiker - Mar 21, 2011 9:02 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 1975

Memorial Day Weekend  Sucess!

Spent the whole weekend climbing around the mountain. Two of the 40 days of sun!

truello

truello - Mar 21, 2011 11:24 am Date Climbed: Feb 26, 2011

Traverse? No. Lion's Head? Yes.  Sucess!

Tried to do the traverse but got turned back after difficulties with route finding and snow (shouldn't have tried Webster Cliff trail...). Ended up summiting via Lion's Head. Beautiful day up to Alpine Garden followed by whiteout and high winds (75 mph gusts at -5F) for the rest.

chrisbrown

chrisbrown - Feb 22, 2011 10:57 pm Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2010

92mph winds and -60 wind chills  Sucess!

After an unsuccessful attempt on 1/28/10, I felt compelled to go back and conquer the mountain during severe winter weather. Back in Jan. I had to turn back due to a friend that couldn't push on and zero visibility.

I returned Dec. 29th (this time solo) and was successful! As the title says, the weather was ridiculous. But it was EXACTLY what i came for!

Jow

Jow - Feb 22, 2011 9:51 am Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2011

REI Adventure

Took REI 2 day beginning mountaineering course, day 2 took Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail to summit, that was hard

JimWallace

JimWallace - Feb 21, 2011 6:19 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2011

windy lions head ascent  Sucess!

Great day climbing in the Whites.We ascended via the Lions head route up to a very windy summit with gusts over 80 mph.Very exciting!

Kristin5berry

Kristin5berry - Feb 10, 2011 4:16 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2010

one of many

via Huntingtons Ravine

jjdubs

jjdubs - Feb 9, 2011 5:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2010

Perfect Day  Sucess!

8.5 hour roundtrip up the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, and down Jewell.

Having spent most of the hike complaining about the inevitable 400 pound man on top eating a chili dog, I found myself eating warm pizza and enjoying the amenities!

RamblinWreck

RamblinWreck - Jan 23, 2011 4:54 pm Date Climbed: Jan 6, 2011

Icy Lion Head  Sucess!

Previous day: 60-80mph sustained w/ gusts 100+ @ 0'F, turned back at the peak of lion head in alpine garden

Summit day was crystal clear, beautiful climb

MoapaPk

MoapaPk - Jan 21, 2011 12:05 am

sleet July 1974  Sucess!

Part of an AT backpack. Couldn't see a damn thing. For a brief bit, we had wet snow; after summit bailed down 7 husbands

Dundeel

Dundeel - Jan 8, 2011 4:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1977

Tuckerman Ravine  Sucess!

Hiked Tuckerman Ravine but also drove up another time.

mlandau3

mlandau3 - Jan 4, 2011 7:30 pm

Summer Of 1969  Sucess!

via tuck

swamy

swamy - Dec 7, 2010 9:19 am Date Climbed: Feb 26, 2009

Lions head  Sucess!

Woohoo, made it.
Went up as part of a meetup. My trip comments are in the link below:

http://www.meetup.com/DC-Mountain-Madness/calendar/11895093/?from=list&offset=0

The hike was led by a guide from synnott mountain guides:
http://www.newhampshireclimbing.com/

Winex

Winex - Nov 12, 2010 6:37 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 1974

Many Times  Sucess!

Have hiked MW and surounding mountains many times since the late 1960's. Love the Presidentials!

cbeats

cbeats - Nov 10, 2010 6:35 am

Winter summit  Sucess!

My first real climb, up Lion's Head. Cold and windy (unsurprisingly) but clear.

Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Oct 22, 2010 4:24 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2010

Cog RR  Sucess!

Took the Cog RR to the summit. Summit covered in rime ice. 24 degrees with a steady 36 mph wind.

lambpasty

lambpasty - Oct 13, 2010 12:36 pm Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2010

Incredible, windy hike

Attempted a loop starting at Pinkham Notch via Old Jackson Road > Nelson Crag Trail > Davis Path > Boott Spurr > Tuckerman's Ravine. Made it up to the intersection of Nelson Crag Trail and Alpine Garden (about .8 mi from the summit) and had to turn down the A.G. Trail and circumvent the peak because of the -5 degree temp and the 90mph wind blowing the rime around everywhere - just didn't quite have the gear for it. Still an awesome hike nonetheless with incredible views, definitely doing this trail in the spring/summertime next year.

LDuszer

LDuszer - Oct 5, 2010 9:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2010

solo to the top  Sucess!

I was on a multi-day trip across the Presidentials in a group with 3 guys. The guys decided to circumvent the summit and went southwest towards Lakes of the Clouds. I soloed to the top. It was misty and windy on the way up, but then the clouds cleared completely, and there were views in every direction for 100 miles.

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