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blueBlack Mount Washington Upper Snowfields

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -972' -296 m
High: 6,244' 1,903 m
Low: 5,272' 1,607 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 29% (16°)
Max Slope: 41% (22°)
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Descend from the peak of Mount Washington via the upper snowfields to the lip of Tuckerman Ravine.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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Although the snowfield pitch isn't extremely steep, an uncontrolled fall could send a skier over the lip at Tuckerman's Ravine and result in severe injury or death. Weather is extreme at this location and changes rapidly. Be prepared.

Description

A beautiful snowfield descent that picks its way from the summit of Mount Washington to the ridge at Tuckerman Ravine. The skiing doesn't end there. A number of lines through Tuckerman can then be skied to the ravine floor.

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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in New Hampshire

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