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Ascent of Mount Washington in 2003-02

Climber: Michael French

Date:February, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

Completely amazing 100 mph winds, sustained 80mph wind, maxed out at 120ish. Freezing fog, rime ice, rain, snow, and it was amazing!!! Cant wait to go back. Went up with Tom Messner as a photog for WPTZ.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Extremely Windy, White-out
100mph wind, blowing snow and ice, freezing fog



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