Ascent of Mount Washington on 2012-04-26
|Others in Party:||Laura Friedrich----Only Party on Mountain|
|Date:||Thursday, April 26, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||6288 ft / 1916 m|
Ascent Trip ReportVery straightforward day on this mountain, which is otherwise (of course) renowned for its poor weather. About 60% of the trail still had snowy/icy sections in the trees and upper slopes. We enjoyed a very quiet day on this popular summit, only meeting a couple of the very friendly observatory volunteers on the top to chat with.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4419 ft / 1347 m|
| Distance:||7.3 mi / 11.8 km|
| Route:||Tuckerman and Lions Head Trails|
| Trailhead:||1869 ft / 569 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 58 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 56 Minutes|
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