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  1. It took us a while to get down, but there were a...

    It took us a while to get down, but there were a lot of climbers who had just started the climb and they got there quickly. The rescue squad was also there pretty soon.
  2. Huntinton Ravine/Central gully accident

    We were on the central gully this sat when one of the guys from the team right above us decided to unrope and descend. The next thing i knew was him sliding right past us all the way down to the...
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    guides

    I took a glacier travel/crevasse rescue class from Alain Comeau of newenglandguides.com and i have to say he is one of the best guides out there. He is very knowledgeable and experienced and i was...
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    Got it. Thanks...

    Got it. Thanks...
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    winter definition

    I'm sorry, i did'nt pose my question right. I did go thru this thread and the links in the thread before posting the question.

    It's officially spring now but there is plenty of snow(more than 2 ft...
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    camping rules

    I know you are not allowed to camp above tree-line except during the winter. So are you allowed to camp above tree line in the next few weeks or not ? With so much snow, would it still be considered...
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    thanks for the suggestions, guys..

    thanks for the suggestions, guys..
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    suggestions on campsites

    I am looking to do a overnight trip to either Jefferson/Adams/Madison or Mt Washington. I have camped above the tree line once and have stayed at Grey knob another time, but was wondering if anyone...
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    We were able to barely stand up on Adams and had...

    We were able to barely stand up on Adams and had to head back down pretty much as soon as we got there.
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    I was there on sat 3/29 and the weather was as...

    I was there on sat 3/29 and the weather was as nastiest i have ever seen. 80mph winds, 10-15 feet of visibility with snow blowing. Once above the tree-line you had to break the trail as most people...
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    radio ??

    I know the weather is quite unpredicatable in the high summits but i was wondering if any of you guys carry a portable radio while doing overnight trips and tune in to get the 24 hr forecast of high...
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    The weather archives for Mt.Washington summit...

    The weather archives for Mt.Washington summit have avg wind speed at 80 mph on sat and 104 on sun. I don' think it was that bad on Jefferson/Adams at the time when i was there, but can only imagine...
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    Mt Jefferson/Adams

    We headed up on Lowe's Path towards Mt. Jefferson on sat. The weather was nasty, high winds and not great visibility. But we could see the cairns and were breaking trail and finally made our way up...
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    Were there any parts of the trail where you had...

    Were there any parts of the trail where you had to use snowshoes ?
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    Thanks everybody. Looks like MSR Whisperlite...

    Thanks everybody. Looks like MSR Whisperlite seems to be all round good choice.
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    So you actually did the traverse in 2 days which...

    So you actually did the traverse in 2 days which is awesome. Me and my buddy did a day hike to Mt. Washington on sat and i know how bad the visibility was. Also a great trip report. Great job.thanks
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    I too am in the market for a stove, one for cold...

    I too am in the market for a stove, one for cold weather use. Should i go for a white gas one as opposed to propane ? I have been trying to lookup reviews elsewhere but cannot find anyone suggesting...
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    Mt washington Mar 15

    Me and my buddy had a late start but we still summitted and were back at Pinkham Notch well in time. Amazing how much this extra daylight hour can do to your hikes. It was very foggy above treeline,...
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    Mt. Washington March 15th

    I am heading out for Mt. washington with a buddy of mine on March 15th, Sat. I, too, will be taking Lion's Head trail.
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    snowshoes

    Thanks a lot, guys. Also, can you please give some advice on snowshoes ? I would think i need ones for deep snow while mountaineering.
    Thanks,
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    Thanks, Tim. I think I will go ahead with buying...

    Thanks, Tim. I think I will go ahead with buying a 2 person trango as at some point I do hope of using it at higher altitudes in the northwest.

    I am still leaning towards a synthetic bag as i...
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    Sleeping bag/ 4 season tent advice

    Can you winter hiking gurus shed me some advice on a good -20/-40 sleeping bag and a four season tent ? I used the Mountain Hardwear Trango tent last time with a guide service in the Whites and it...
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    Glad you made it. Great pictures..

    Glad you made it. Great pictures..
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    We had made an unsuccessful attempt last week....

    We had made an unsuccessful attempt last week. Now I am trying to talk my buddy into trying it again this week, but it looks like we may just do a day climb to Mt. washington.

    Let us know how it...
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    We started out on Fri and got to Madison and then...

    We started out on Fri and got to Madison and then Adams. Then we camped somewhere around Edmunds Col/Peabody and the next day moved on to Mt. Jefferson. The weather was supposed to get bad and the...
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