Ascent of Mount Washington on 2012-01-15

Climber: Kevin Zuech

Others in Party:Monica Beishline and Brian Perry
Date:Sunday, January 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

Stayed at The Dana Place Inn in Jackson. We started around 6 and went up Tuckerman Ravine Trail to Lions Head Summer Route. It was clear and winds were roughly 30 MPHs with gusts of 50 MPHs. It was the coldest day of the winter to date. It was roughly -55 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chill. We were the first people on the summit at about 10 am and we were back down close to noon.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Frigid, Very Windy, Clear

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