Ascent of Mount Washington on 2008-09-05

Climber: S Wallace

Others in Party:Sonia
Date:Friday, September 5, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

As promised.. summited on foot - via Tuckerman Ravine...

Weather was perfect... three days hiking up and along the ridge (to bag a few presidential peaks) then down to Highland center...

Next Stop... Mt Whitney!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4250 ft / 1295 m
    Elevation Loss:1238 ft / 377 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.6 km
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4250 ft / 1295 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Tuckerman Ravine Trail
    Trailhead:Pinkam Notch  2038 ft / 621 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1238 ft / 377 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Trailhead:Lake in the Clouds  5050 ft / 1539 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 20 Minutes

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