Ascent of Mount Washington on 2010-08-15

Climber: Theresa Bluett

Others in Party:Mark Dickey
Date:Sunday, August 15, 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

Night climb to shelter under gorgeous starry sky. Sunny weather until top of the headwall. Strenous climb with 30 lbs of weight in backpack. Beautiful return through the Alpine Gardens.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4256 ft / 1297 m
    Elevation Loss:4256 ft / 1297 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Early sun, later fog
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4256 ft / 1297 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:Tuckerman Ravine Trail
    Trailhead:Pinkham Notch Visitor Center  2032 ft / 619 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4256 ft / 1297 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:Nelson Crag to Alpine Garden to Lion Head to Tucke
    Trailhead:Pinkham Notch Visitor Center  2032 ft / 619 m
    Time Down:5 Hours 

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