Mt. Washington Ski Tour
April 15-16, 1978
With my sheer genius ability, I was able to pick the stormiest weekend of
the year for two consecutive years to attempt a ski tour around Mt. Washington.
Because of the light snow pack we were able to drive about one mile down the
Big Lake road from HooDoo.
We then toured six or seven miles to a point directly south of Mt. Washington
and set up camp at about 6000 feet elevation.
That night it became stormy.
The next morning there was six inches of new snow.
Because of the stormy conditions, it seemed more prudent to turn back rather
than to continue into some steeper and higher country.
The trip back was enjoyable in the new snow.
Those on the trip were