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Ascent of Mount Washington on 2009-06-20

Climber: Jarrod Rossacci

Others in Party:none
Date:Saturday, June 20, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mt Washington is NOT for the out-of-shape hiker. My legs are burning still ... two days later!! It was beautiful. But don't expect a trail ... more like a convenient scattering of large rocks. :) I went up at a good pace (2:50) but paid for it on the way down ... took about the same to get down on tired legs.

Went up and down on Tuckerman's Ravine + Lion's Head + summit.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
    Route:Tuckermans + Lion's Head + summit
    Trailhead:Pinkham's Notch  
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 45 Minutes



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