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Mt. Washington
Sargent's Purchase, NH

Mt. Washington as seen from Mt. Hight
Mt. Washington as seen from Mt. Hight

Location mapSummary
Named after the legendary President and General, Mt. Washington is the highest point in the northeastern United States. Originally known as Agiocochook, the peak features the some of the worst observed weather in the entire world. There are views in all directions from it's rocky summit.

Summit Elevation
6,288 feet

Summit Facilities
Seasonal - snack bar, gift shops, museum, cog railway, automobile road. Weather observatory.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
February 22, 2017 Valley Way, more Difficult Very Difficult 7,952'
June 14, 2015 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Moderate Difficult 4,298'
July 27, 2013 Tuckerman Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,341'
September 22, 2012 Great Gulf Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,388'
June 17, 2012 Boott Spur Link, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,613'
February 29, 2012 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Moderate Very Difficult 4,343'
December 26, 2010 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,098'
September 1, 2010 Boott Spur Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,448'
May 5, 2010 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,595'
January 14, 2010 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Difficult 5,205'
December 31, 2009 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,048'
November 22, 2009 Jewell Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,098'
June 17, 2009 Huntington Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 4,756'
April 19, 2009 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,048'
March 25, 2009 Jewell Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 4,398'
February 16, 2009 Valley Way, more Very Difficult Very Difficult 7,562'
October 11, 2008 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,378'
August 22, 2008 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,746'
July 6, 2008 Tuckerman Ravine Trail Difficult Difficult 4,363'

More Information
  • New Hampshire 4,000 Foot Peaks
  • New England 4,000 Foot Peaks
  • New England 100 Highest Peaks
  • Mt. Washington - NewEnglandTrailConditions.com - trail conditions reports
  • Mount Washington - Wikipedia
  • George Washington - The White House - The mountain's namesake
  • Mount Washington Auto Road
  • Mount Washington Cog Railway
  • Mount Washington Observatory




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