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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by squad314, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    squad314

    squad314 [OP] Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    This past weekend a few of my buddies and I went to the White Mountains in NH for our annual climbing trip.This year we did Mt.Washington and without a doubt,it was the most beautiful day I have ever spent there.In the past,we have encountered horrible conditions with the wind and cold but Saturday was a rare day of clear skies,low wind and amazing visibility.As a result,we set a personal record of a 4 and a half hour ascent and a 2 and a half hour descent.

    1.Myself,(far left) and the boys leaving.

    2.The first hour and a half slog up a snow cat trail.

    3.Things start getting steep on what is known as the "Lions head winter route".

    4.Moving above tree line across the "Alpine Garden

    5.Rob,myself and "Luigi".(My son insisted he travel in my pack.)

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  2. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    Looks like fun... only see 2 pictures tho...
     
  3. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    Now that looks fun, glad you had a safe trip.

    It would of better if I was their and hunting :D
     
  4. Jan 12, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    squad314

    squad314 [OP] Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    Sorry,I ran into technical difficulties...(Read,I don't know what I'm doing :D).

    The final pic is looking across at the Northern Presidentials.L-R,Clay,Adams(Which we did two years ago) and Madison.

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  5. Jan 12, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    Looks like fun. What is the height of the peak? I can't quite see it in the pic.
     
  6. Jan 12, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    That's awesome. I'd love to scale that some time.
     
  7. Jan 12, 2009 at 12:39 PM
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    squad314

    squad314 [OP] Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    6288 feet.......Fairly modest as far as big mountains go but as they say,what it lacks in altitude it makes up in attitude.:)
     
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