Ascent of South Twin on 2007-01-28
|Others in Party:||8 from http://hiking.meetup.com/283/|
|Date:||Sunday, January 28, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4902 ft / 1494 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWow, hiking the twins in winter was a tiring experience, but we were rewarded this 0 degree day with some amazing vistas. The snow crust on south twin was about 6 inches thick, weighing the trees down for an even better view. It would have been a good idea to have snow shoes on since we post holed quite a bit. A good trip to car spot an get Gale also, but returned over North twin for an 11 hour hike.
|Summary Total Data|
| Grade/Class:||strenuous climb|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Guide|
| Weather:||Snowing, Frigid, Calm, Clear|
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