Ascent of Mount Adams on 2010-01-30

Climber: Casey Jordan

Date:Saturday, January 30, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5799 ft / 1767 m

Ascent Trip Report

Most exposure to date. Went up the Airline trail to the peak, 50 mph sustained with 70mph gusts on the exposed ridgeline. Lots of ice and it was very cold (3 degrees fahrenheit at the base at the beginning).
Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
    Weather:Frigid, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Cold and socked in on the summit

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