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Tparnes
04-24-2010, 10:41 PM
Hey everyone I just wanted to give a quick trip report from todays hike.

Left my house at 4:30AM and arrived at Pinkham Notch around 7:30AM - I really wish I lived closer!

I decide to take the Lions Head winer route up to the summit. There was lots of bare spots going up Lions Head and some sections of exposed rock that made it a little difficult. I would still highly recommend having crampons and a ice axe!

Summit conditions where great! Warm and just a slight wind in the morning. On my way back down I could see the crowds of skiers and snowboards marching up Tucks.

I went back down Lions Head and still being early I made my way to Huntington ravine via the fire road. Huntington is one of my favorite places in the Whites.

Leaving Huntington I took the Huntington ravine trail back to where it meets up with Tucks and then back down to the parking lot. I was able to test out how water proof my new boots really are crossing the two rivers on my way! I think I wast the first person in a while that was on the Huntington ravine trail.

Was a great day, hope you enjoy my pictures. I will have to get a nice camera one of these days.

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Sorry the pictures are so big its the only way it would seem to work!

CHRIS
04-25-2010, 02:42 PM
Great shots . Thanks for sharing.

Snow Miser
04-25-2010, 02:44 PM
Nice photos! It looks like you had really good weather for your hike. Wish I live closer too. Thanks for sharing.

Charlie
04-25-2010, 02:44 PM
very nice thanks

Brad
04-25-2010, 05:50 PM
very nice pictures

MelNino
04-25-2010, 07:39 PM
Lovely, thanks for sharing!!!

I can't believe I will be there in just over a month!

KD Talbot
04-26-2010, 03:21 PM
Thanks for sharing!

KDT

1HappyHiker
04-27-2010, 09:07 AM
Reading your report and viewing your photos was a pleasure! Thanks for posting!

Perhaps it's obvious to most folks, but I have a question about your first snapshot. What is that blue-colored object in the upper center portion of the photo? In some ways it sort of looks like a water bottle, but I don't think that's what it is. Oh! And also, at what location was that first photo taken?

Tparnes
04-27-2010, 11:25 AM
Reading your report and viewing your photos was a pleasure! Thanks for posting!

Perhaps it's obvious to most folks, but I have a question about your first snapshot. What is that blue-colored object in the upper center portion of the photo? In some ways it sort of looks like a water bottle, but I don't think that's what it is. Oh! And also, at what location was that first photo taken?

The photo was taken on the Lion Head trail. I would say about 10-15mins up from the trail head. The blue square is actually the trail marker and below that is a blue rope.

KSearl
05-04-2010, 08:32 PM
Hey, great pictures. I wouldn't apologize for them being so large. I think they are better that way. I bet it was an awesome day. Thanks for sharing.