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Ascent of Mount Washington on 2015-03-08

Climber: Ryan Wichelns

Others in Party:Gabe Messercola
Date:Sunday, March 8, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Washington
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:6288 ft / 1916 m

Ascent Trip Report

Conditions were spectacular on Saturday so we were disappointed we didn't get in a day earlier. They were just as good Sunday morning as we started out. The ice was thick and plasticy, I led the first pitch and Gabe led the second. We climbed pretty fast, especially on the easy second pitch. By the time we topped out, we were in the clouds. Pretty easy work to the summit then back down Lion Head to the cabin and road.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Rope, Hut Camp



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