While the elevation may make this peak seem small, it is quite a challenge due to the rocky slopes and adverse weather. The views from the top are breath-taking as they extend for 70 miles in all directions. If you chose to climb this mountain in the winter, be prepared. The average daily high in the winter season is 22 degrees. An ice ax and crampons are needed from November to March. An exellent peak on which to learn winter mountaineering skills.
|Range/Region:||New England Upland|
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1648|
|First successful climber(s):||Nicholas Holt|
|Nearest major airport:||Manchester, New Hampshire|
|Convenient Center:||Andover, Massachusetts|
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