Ascent of Mount Washington on 2010-02-18
|Date:||Thursday, February 18, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||6288 ft / 1916 m|
Ascent Trip ReportTallest mountain in New England.
Seven of us made the summit, with 2 being guides. Only 2 of the 7 hadn't climbed it before (another man and me). (That other gentleman had previously climbed Denali.) Highs were around 15 on the ascend. Winds were relatively constant at about 44 mph, with gusts at 50 mph. Visibility was about 100 feet on the summit. The descent was more windy and colder (-30 with the wind chill). On the early descent, visibility was down to 20 feet.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Snow on Ground, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp|
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