Ascent of Mount Washington on 2009-03-29
|Others in Party:||9 started out.. 2 turned back at Lake of the Clouds 7 successful to the summit.|
|Date:||Sunday, March 29, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||6288 ft / 1916 m|
Ascent Trip Report!st attempt in (late) winter. Ascent via Amoonusuc Trail (from Cag Rail base). Short rest out of the wind and rain at Lake of the Clouds Hut - then on to the summit. Just barely made it..
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3488 ft / 1063 m|
| Distance:||8.6 mi / 13.8 km|
| Trailhead:||Cog Railway base 2800 ft / 853 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide|
| Weather:||Raining, Cold, Very Windy, Low Clouds|
Rain, Sleet, sustained 50 mph winds.. gust over 65.. good times!
| Time Up:||5 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 15 Minutes|
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