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Ascent of Mount Washington on 2010-02-06

Climber: James Sadin

Date:Saturday, February 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

First winter attempt at Mt. Washington summit (success!). Tuckerman's Ravine to Lion's Head. Cold (-2F at the base and -1F at the summit with 60mph winds), but clear all the way up and all the way down. Crampons required from Lion's Head up with some limited ax work here and there.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4256 ft / 1297 m
    Trailhead:2032 ft / 619 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Frigid, Very Windy, Clear
cold and clear



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