Ascent of Mount Washington on 2010-07-12

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Date:Monday, July 12, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

I have always wanted to do this hike, i have dreamt about it all my life, this was my chance. i had the energy today to finish what i started, the highest peak on the 4,000 ft list, i am VERy happy to get this mt done, i would love to do this hike at any time. this hike is VERY challenging i wouldn't reccomend this hike to anyone not wanting a challenge. I love this hike its the biggest and tallest mtn. 360 degree view, you couuld drive a car up, take the train up/ down, or hike its a great mtn. there is a big tourist attraction here though shops food ex at the top. its sick man got to do it :D
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:916 ft / 279 m
    Elevation Loss:755 ft / 230 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Mid 80's, cloudy, great for a hike
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:916 ft / 279 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Crawford Path Trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Monroe Summit  5372 ft / 1637 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:755 ft / 230 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Gulfside Trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Clay  5533 ft / 1686 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 15 Minutes

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