Mountaineering: Mt Washington - Climb Huntington Ravine Classic (Long Day)
Skill Level: Indeterminate - Advanced
" This is not a hiking trip!"
Hiking option is available only if there is a Organizer to organize the hikers and travel with them to the summit.
Mount Washington: is the wildest peak east of the Mississippi River. It is also one of most popular hiking, backcountry skiing, alpine climbing and ice climbing destinations in New England. Affectionately known as "the Rock Pile," it is located in northern New Hampshire just west of NH SR-16 between North Conway (to the south) and Gorham. It is also known as the "Home of the World's Worst Weather" and the world record holder for the fastest wind speed ever measured: 231 mph on April 12, 1934 (See the "Mountain Conditions" section for more info on weather).
Limited by the number of lead climbers whom sign up. As we have lead climbers I can add next the experienced belayer's and then newbie followers as they signed up.
First to RSVP is the first followers to be climbing.
Not filling out the questions 100% get you deleted from the all the lists. Attending or waiting. You can re-signup and then fill out the questions but you lose your early RSVP.
Weather Permitting!!! Rain we stay home.. Will be determined and posted two days in advance of this Meetup.
Link to Teams List:
The plan is to climb up into Huntington’s Ravine, Via any 1 of the 8 classics.
( Climbs there are Listed Left to Right )
South Gully -- Grade 1
O'dell's Gully -- Grade 2-3
Pinnacle Gully -- Grade 3
Central Gully -- Grade 1
Diagonal Gully -- Grade 2
Yale Gully -- Grade 2-3
Damnation Gully -- Grade 3
North Gully -- Grade 3
Teams can pick any of the following routes and/Or another listed or not in guide books.
Waiver: Read !!!
Mountaineering, Skiing – Alpine or Back Country, Rock & Ice Climbing by its very nature is an extremely hazardous activity.
Falling off any climbing route or bouldering challenge or other activity, even hiking to a destination may result in injury or death. Weather, Trail conditions a slip on a trail or falling objects like rocks, climbing gear or tree’s from above, can all incur injuries’ and/or death.
Any information on this Meetup group page is for the basic understanding of what could be encountered. We do not guaranty any type of accuracy on this information. Seek your own additional resources of information. You as an active member! Perhaps, lacking any of the following, professional training, good judgment, moral caricature or a conscious. We or anyone on any Meetup-Mountaineers cannot be held responsible in anyway.
When arriving at any Meetup you should always use your own best judgment. Weather or not the conditions “ both physical or mental” are in your best interests. The judgment, Is this a place you should or shouldn't be?
If you get hurt…. Don’t even think about blaming someone else. You made all the decisions and where warned. Dragging yourself out of bed and driving to the meeting location. Too walk up to the activity and participate is on you. We are not guides or leaders in any event held. Just the organizers of finding a meeting location that people with similar interests can meet and socialize.
It’s always your right to back out and live the good life with all the rest of the human race eating cheese doodles and Twinkie’s in front of the television for the day….
That said have fun! Play safely! And take the responsibility of your own actions.