Mounts Washington and Monroe

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The old Ammonoosuc trailhead begins behind these cabins by the Cog Base Station Mary and John head up the trail Shizzmac, Kris, Seema and Max pull up the rear View up into Ammonoosuc Ravine Princess (aka Kris), Dr. Seema, Max and HikerBob The group crosses the Ammonoosuc River View to the west from the trail A view to the northeast from the Ammonoosuc River A beautiful day to be hiking The summit towers of Mount Washington come into view Nearly above treeline Kris and Ken work their way carefully up the steep stuff The next trend in winter gear? View across Ammonoosuc Ravine towards Washington Lichen covered rocks at the top of Ammonoosuc Ravine Rimed rocks near Lake of the Clouds Hut A fast approaching front is visible from Lake of the Clouds Hut Mount Monroe from Lake of the Clouds We aren't the only ones hiking on this fine day Sean, Dr. Seema, Max and Ken mill about waiting to start for Washington A view back towards Monroe as we start up Washington Max, Ken and Mary lead the charge A view back towards Lake of the Clouds Hut Rime ice coverd cairn Max and Ken press on My old ADK hiking buddy, Nancy, appears out of nowhere A view southwest down the Presidentials as the clouds move in The summit towers loom above View down the Great Gulf Trail The junction of the Great Gulf Trail The Appalachian Trail in Winter Summit tower Civilization More towers and an amazing sky Team Porter reunited on Mount Washington Northern Presidential panorama Group photo at the summit Team Porter on Mount Monroe A view back towards Washington from Monroe. The clouds have rolled in Looking down the Presidentials towards Eisenhower with the Bonds and Franconia Ridge in the distance Will somone buy this woman an altimeter!? A view back from the Cog Base Station View of the Presidentials from the Mount Washington Hotel