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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Washington, NH
Trails
Trails: Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Lion Head Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: icy! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: none 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: none 
Bugs
Bugs: dead 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: It was one of these wonderful blue sky day that I haven't seen for a while in the white mountain. Of course, it would have been too easy, -5F with 60 mph wind, with -40 windchill... The trail was very well packed on the tuckerman. We walked there with microspikes. Arrived at the junction with lion's head, time to be serious, crampons, ice axe. Gotta get ready to hit the hilary's steps. Piece of cake if you are familiar with mountaineering techniques. Packed ice make it very easy to make the way up. Once arrived to lion's head, that's were the wind start to blow at your face, very icy slippery path, you gotta kick hard in the ice to get grip and not fly away. Arrived at tuckerman ravine last hike up, the wind calmed down again, snow, no more ice. Once, you hit the summit, BANG! the wind is angry at you again, very hard to stand up and resist against it. It was a great trip up there in that conditions for a newbie like me. It definitively wears well its name as one of the most windy summit in the world. Landscape were wonderful with blue sky.  
Name
Name: Evy 
E-Mail
E-Mail: evelyne.huynh@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-11 
Link
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