Mount Washington Climber's Log

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schadik - Nov 19, 2001 5:28 am

Route Climbed: Tuckermanns Date Climbed: 1985, 1986.  Sucess!

Some of my first climbing experiences were in and around that area. I used to dream about skiing tuckermanns but never got around to it.

The Flash - Oct 1, 2001 3:07 pm

Route Climbed: Up Boott Spur down Lions Head Date Climbed: Sept 29 2001  Sucess!

I am a fairly novice Hiker ( Just a couple of small mountains in the Blue ridge and Catskills) I went up the Boott Spur to the summit this weekend and came down Lion Head. I t was by far the coolest Hike I've ever been on. I spent at least three to four hours above the treeline and the views were incredible.


brandon - Sep 18, 2001 4:36 pm

Route Climbed: Lion's Head Date Climbed: Winter 1996  Sucess!

Have done couple of winter solo climbs of Washington. Presidentials in winter is the best preparation I know for Alaska weather.


Romain - Sep 10, 2001 5:48 pm

Route Climbed: Lion's Head Date Climbed: February 1998  Sucess!

Celebrating my Stanford job offer... A nice alpine stroll in the middle of winter, we were blessed by great weathr and calm winds.... See Romain's Mount Washington Photos for some pictures.

greylock - Aug 23, 2001 5:41 am

Route Climbed: Tuckerman's Ravine Trail Date Climbed: 8/20/2001  Sucess!

Successful climb to the summit after an attempt last year in 70 mile an hour winds and torrential rain. Conditions were: foggy and windy as usual. No view from the summit. Hike down to Lakes of the Clouds and climb Monroe and back down to Pinkham's Notch via Boot Spur Trail.


John - Aug 16, 2001 7:04 pm

Route Climbed: Tucks (trail & a winter gully), Lion Head (summer & winter) Date Climbed: 1999, 1998, 1997  Sucess!

I've been to this peak 5 times and the summit 3 times, during the spring, summer, and autumn. Both the spring and autumn visits were with snow in winter-like conditions. The first time I hiked up with Rob and Robyn in August and the area above the Tuckerman bowl was cloudy with 15 foot visibility. The second time was with Josh and I did a solo trip the third time. The latter two trips were with perfect weather and clear views from the summit. The other two times were a winter visit where I turned around at Hermit Lake due to weather and an early spring attempt on the Dodge's Drop route, also with Josh.

See more photos: April 25, 1999, December 20, 1998, and August 3, 1997.

Peter Eliassen

Peter Eliassen - Aug 16, 2001 12:58 pm

Route Climbed: Tuckerman's Ravine Date Climbed: 1/8/01  Sucess!

Wonderful steep hike for crampon and ice axe practice!

D'Arcy - Aug 8, 2001 11:10 am

Route Climbed: Tuckerman's/Lion Head Date Climbed: January 2000  Sucess!

Be prepared for bad weather & big wind!

William Marler

William Marler - May 20, 2001 1:24 pm

Route Climbed: Lots of routes mostly Tuckermans Date Climbed: 1980,1995,1999,2001  Sucess!

I have been very lucky with the weather conditions over the years. Always enjoyable. Cheers


Josh - Mar 28, 2001 10:55 am

Route Climbed: Lots Date Climbed: Lots  Sucess!

I spend a good part of my youth on Mount Washington and the other peaks in the White Mountains of New Hampshire -- a fantastic place.

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