Mt. Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at 6,288 ft (1,917 m). It is famous for its dangerously erratic weather, and long held the record for the highest wind gust directly measured at the Earth’s surface, 231 mph. The mountain is located in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, in New Hampshire (NH). There are a wide variety of trips that are possible during the winter and summer months in the White Mountains of NH that use a variety of climbing and mountaineering skills. The White Mountains have steep technical ice and mixed climbing, basic crampon and ice axe use on open above tree line slopes, multi-day mountaineering hikes.
The White Mountains have been the training ground for many world class mountaineers as well as a destination climbing area with some of the best ice climbing in the contiguous US and of course Mount Washington’s unique combination of accessibility and severe winter weather.
Here are a few of the activities that you can choose to do: