Author Topic: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.  (Read 12091 times)

Offline markvnh

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #180 on: November 23, 2014, 06:40:47 PM »
Climbed LHMW yesterday in nice early season conditions. Crux was coming up lower Hitchcock and being the first to cross the boulder field getting over to LHMW. Made a beeline right done to tracks on way out.

Went back today and things really took a hit. LHMW and upper tier stuff was climbed. Hitchcock, Cleft, east face right.

Ran into a guy who's buddies did lower Hitchcock and upper yesterday. And Snot Rocket which when I walked buy yesterday looked liked it had been climbed.
« Last Edit: November 23, 2014, 07:39:39 PM by markvnh »

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #181 on: November 23, 2014, 07:09:47 PM »
I did Upper Hitchcock today and was surprised how big it was.
I did see someone standing at the base of Dracula. That seemed pretty hardcore.
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #182 on: November 23, 2014, 07:41:47 PM »
DG,

Did you hike out to the top and walk down the trail or did you rap? Ice was nice and plastic today (played on LHMW and off to the right).

Edit: And I should have asked, if you walked to the top how was the trail - easy to find this early?

Mark
« Last Edit: November 24, 2014, 06:59:48 AM by markvnh »

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #183 on: November 23, 2014, 08:26:22 PM »
We topped out.
It's such a treat. I needed the walk just as much.

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #184 on: November 25, 2014, 01:35:25 PM »
I would assume that after the rain it's mostly gone...
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #185 on: November 25, 2014, 01:39:55 PM »
Yeah I would think so as well.

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #186 on: Yesterday at 06:32:14 PM »
First stop was the dike. With early morning snow you could not see. We cut a very long trail. Hopefully someone cuts a new one. Ended up by Moby. Long and short the ice was out. Getting an early start we went into Crawford. There was no ice to be found as expected after the warm temps. Settled for some mixed climbing.
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