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Boott Spur, Mt. Washington
Pinkham's Grant, NH, Sargent's Purchase, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking down the Boott Spur Link
Looking down the Boott Spur Link

Route: Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Huntington Ravine Trail, Raymond Path, Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Boott Spur Link, Boott Spur Trail, Davis Path, Lawn Cutoff, Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Alpine Garden Trail, Lion Head Trail, Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Nelson Crag Trail, Old Jackson Road, Tuckerman Ravine Trail

Lots of trail segments combining into one loop. Still some snow visible in the ravine, but not skiable (undermined). Nelson Crag was rough to descend.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Boott Spur
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Very Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Moderate (due to weather)
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Mt. Washington
Length: Difficult
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Parking Elevation: 2,025'
Destination: Boott Spur
Time Elapsed: 03:18
Trailhead Elevation: 2,032'
Summit Elevation: 5,500'
Vertical Gain: 3,725'
Destination: Mt. Washington
Time Elapsed: 01:28
Trailhead Elevation: 5,500'
Summit Elevation: 6,288'
Vertical Gain: 1,488'
Hike Time Elapsed: 08:53
Hike Vertical Gain: 5,613'


The Tuckerman Ravine Trail trailhead
The Tuckerman Ravine Trail trailhead

Looking up the Boott Spur Link
Looking up the Boott Spur Link

Looking at Wildcat from near the summit of Boott Spur - Click to enlarge
Looking at Wildcat from near the summit of Boott Spur

The Alpine Garden Trail on the way to Mt. Washington
The Alpine Garden Trail on the way to Mt. Washington

Looking down the Nelson Crag Trail from near the summit of Mt. Washington - Click to enlarge
Looking down the Nelson Crag Trail from near the summit of Mt. Washington

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 16 North from Jackson to Pinkham Notch. The Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, parking lots, and Tuckerman Ravine Trail trailhead are on the left, shortly before Wildcat Ski Area.

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