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  1. We were definitely on the winter route, and with...

    We were definitely on the winter route, and with the amount of snowfall, were limited to stumps and branches. The summer route was prone to avalanche.

    As we descended, we used our axes to grapple...
  2. Didn't get exact reads, but do know the wind was...

    Didn't get exact reads, but do know the wind was whipping. Once we got back below the trees, our energy bounded back up. The gusts weren't so brutal we couldn't keep on, but enough that it required...
  3. (thanks to admin for putting this in the correct...

    (thanks to admin for putting this in the correct place, I originally posted this in a rush this morning!)

    We all made it in one piece, and did not see any trail rescues. Dan (last name?) was the...
  4. President's Day Weekend Summit Hike Report 2/17-18/07

    We were up on Lion's Head Saturday, guides by IME (Maury and Dan). I would definitely recommend them for experience, gear rental, and attitude. Tops in all categories.

    Snow pack was heavy, chest...
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    Gusty

    Just gauging wind conditions for a summit attempt, President's Day weekend. We're going with IMCS guides. Trip report to follow.

    Thanks for the info on the summit anemometer; still, we will be...
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    Hiking in High Winds

    What is the highest wind speeds anyone here has hiked in?
    Gusts, and sustained winds…
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