Ascent of Mount Washington on 2009-01-18
|Date:||Sunday, January 18, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||6288 ft / 1916 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWeather was 40 MPH winds with gust up to 60 MPH. It was snowing. When we reached the summit the weather turned worse and went to white-out condition. For the ascent we started at Pinkham Notch and went up Tuckerman Ravine trail. From there we went to Lions Head trail. From Lions Head to the Alpine Garden trail. Due to white-out condition, iced up goggles and not being able to find the cairns we hiked down the auto road.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Whiteout/Fog|
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