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“Hiking Mount Washington”
Review of Mount Washington

Mount Washington
Ranked #45 of 799 things to do in New Hampshire
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Owner description: Part of the White Mountains, this is the highest peak in the Northeast.
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Be careful with the changes in weather, and don´t do it on a holiday weekend. I just came back from there, and the trails where really packed, if you want to see less people try with the Lion´s Head trail, instead of Tuckerman´s Ravine, and again, not on a holiday weekend.
Beautiful views on the way to the summit.

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Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We didn't hike because the weather was sort if crappy. So we took the Clog up and down. Nice ride. Remember to bring a sweather, it's cold up there. The clouds was low so we didn't see anything. But know that the view is breathtaking :)

1  Thank Reiselykke
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

The drive-up was a white knuckle drive but more than worth the effort! We had a sunny day that was reasonably clear. The admission seemed a bit steep ($26+$8 for an additional adult) but the road was well-maintained and there was a little weather museum at the top, admission also included an audio CD that outlined the history of the mountain and the road. The wind at the summit was intense and the temperature was about 40 degrees F cooler than at the base. There was a bit of a line to take a picture at the summit but that was the only time we had to wait. The weather at the top changed by the minute which was really quite thrilling! We spent about an hour at the summit and about 20 minutes ascending and about the same descending.

3  Thank Lizzie222
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

On a hot July day, 95 degrees, I decided to drive up to the top of Mt. Washington. I should have taken the cog rail, since driving up the winding road did not allow me to see the magnificent sights. Once on the top the temperature was down to 70 degrees, refreshing to say the least. The view was magnificent for a short time and the the clouds came in and I was above them, a great feeling. I can only highly recomend this when in the area.

1  Thank Caphook19
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We did Mt. Washington in August, and the automobile climb to the summit was absolutely gorgeous. The summit itself created us with Tundra conditions at 39 degrees F. This New England landmark is a must see and rivals many of the more prominent peaks in the West in terms of sheer panoramic vista and variety of fauna present as a function of elevation. We loved it though our knuckles were a little white throughout the round trip.

1  Thank Zechariah65
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