Presidential Range Climber's Log

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jeremycote

jeremycote - Mar 23, 2015 5:00 pm Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2015

Winter Presidential Traverse  Sucess!

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.

Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Mar 13, 2015 8:44 pm

Washington 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.

Grampahawk

Grampahawk - Sep 12, 2014 9:57 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2014

almost perfect weather  Sucess!

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.

millertime300

millertime300 - Apr 21, 2014 5:43 pm Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2012

Entire Traverse  Sucess!

Did the Entire Presidential Traverse. Took me around 24 hrs. Nice Range! Surprising for the East Coast. Loved it. Crappy weather!

Luc

Luc - Aug 27, 2013 9:43 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 1997

1.5 days  Sucess!

Had 4 days of noms, DO NOT GO DOWN OSGOOD TRAIL!!!

JRB

JRB - Aug 2, 2013 11:51 pm

Ice Climbing   Sucess!

A great week learning with guide Kurt Winkler

pookster1127

pookster1127 - Jun 26, 2013 11:52 am

Great Trip with BSA 230  Sucess!

Stayed all along the ridge. Love these mountains

Biscut - Nov 30, 2012 11:04 am

Addicted!

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!

RockOn

RockOn - Sep 29, 2012 11:12 am Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012

Great Trip  Sucess!

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!

RyderS

RyderS - Sep 19, 2012 3:01 am Date Climbed: May 26, 2012

A Bit Late in Coming  Sucess!

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)!

mtneering

mtneering - Aug 7, 2012 3:32 pm

Decades  Sucess!

over a decade here, Ice climbing, rock climbing, mountaineering, and just plain FUN

ken93

ken93 - Jul 2, 2012 5:49 am Date Climbed: May 25, 2012

memorial day weekend   Sucess!

Great weekend with my brother

Monopole

Monopole - Apr 12, 2011 4:22 pm

All different ways  Sucess!

Climbed all the Presis, at different times of the year, in little pieces, big pieces, and a single day traverse.

Kristin5berry

Kristin5berry - Feb 11, 2011 4:02 am Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2009

many times over

always many great peaks

mike_lindacher

mike_lindacher - Dec 7, 2010 8:13 pm

Travelling Road Show  Sucess!

Took a swim in Lakes of the Clouds. Now that's good stuff ...

mmcguigan

mmcguigan - Jan 25, 2010 7:51 am Date Climbed: Jan 23, 2010

Awesome Day  Sucess!

Did the whole shabang (north to south)in 14.5 hours. Absolutely beautiful day.

rasgoat

rasgoat - Dec 25, 2007 12:05 am

Special place!  Sucess!

Gotta love the Whites!

tigerlilly

tigerlilly - Sep 22, 2007 7:34 pm

3 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!

jvarholak

jvarholak - Jan 21, 2007 5:01 am

traverse march 1976  Sucess!

training for an AT thru hike in '76....it helped

Cookie Addict

Cookie Addict - Jan 15, 2007 8:55 pm

Presi Traverse  Sucess!

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!!

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