Ascent of Mount Washington on 2008-07-09
|Others in Party:||Andrew Earle|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 9, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||6288 ft / 1916 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI found myself once again attempting to summitting the mountain that I had previously failed at just 6 months earlier freakeshly cold that day!! My climbing bud Andrew and I were coming across the presi range from Mount Madison. We were attempting the traverse when our climbing day was cut short with a mad dash to the lakes of clouds shelter because a massive thunderstorm rolled in, seemingly in seconds..we made it down to the shelter and spend the night and finished up the next morning!! great hike!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3014 ft / 917 m|
| Elevation Loss:||3676 ft / 1119 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Thunderstorm, Hot, Windy|
| Elevation Gain:||1776 ft / 540 m|
| Extra Loss:||1200 ft / 365 m|
| Trailhead:||Mount Jefferson 5712 ft / 1741 m|
| Elevation Loss:||2476 ft / 754 m|
| Extra Gain:||1238 ft / 377 m|
| Trailhead:||Lakes of the Clouds Hut 5050 ft / 1539 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Presidential Traverse|
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