Ascent of Mount Washington on 2013-03-16

Climber: Wendell Primrose

Date:Saturday, March 16, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

Broke trail Friday night for the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail. Ended up getting 6 inches of snow that night,go figure.
Trail had a mix of deep powder and some ice.Lost the trail during a white out below the treeline,but had a minute of clear sky's able to get back on track.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Elevation Loss:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, White-out
Went from Clear to Low Clouds,then White out
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Route:Ammonoosuc Ravine
    Trailhead:2848  2848 ft / 868 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 37 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Route:Cog Railway
    Trailhead:Base Station Road  2848 ft / 868 m

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