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Ascent of Mount Withington on 2020-03-26

Climber: Josef Nuernberger

Date:Thursday, March 26, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Withington
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:10115 ft / 3083 m

Ascent Trip Report

What is an easy drive up in the Summer has its challenges in the Winter. Was here about a week ago but it was too late in the afternoon with a lot of Snow to deal with so I left it alone after about 2 miles of hiking. Drove in last Night and to my surprise I made it to above 9000 feet in the Car, further than last week. What a difference a week can make, even though the Snow was still bad as it is too warm already even in the Night above 40 F. A short 4 miles this morning granted me access to the Summit with Knee deep Snow a places.

Please see some Pictures in link below

https://www.ramblr.com/web/mymap/trip/104065/1988413/



Happy Hiking, Josef
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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