Ascent of Mount Madison on 2010-03-21

Climber: Karine Thate

Others in Party:Ken
Bob and Donna
Date:Sunday, March 21, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Madison
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5366 ft / 1635 m

Ascent Trip Report

Valley Way protected up until Madison Hut. Stopped for lunch. Left packs and summited 0.5 miles to Mt. Madison in driving winds and snow that brought us to our knees. Too windy for Adams. Sun came out for descent via Air Line trail. Great hike!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4060 ft / 1237 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.8 mi / 15.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4060 ft / 1237 m
    Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km
    Route:Valley Way
    Start Trailhead:1306 ft / 398 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km

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