Northern Presidential Traverse

Trip dates: Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:00 AM

Single day winter traverse of the northern White Mountain Presidential Range. You must be in top physical condition and have winter above treeline experience.

Testimonials

  • This is a very difficult but rewarding above treeline experience.

Trip details

Activity: 
Trip region: 
New Hampshire, White Mountains
Trip state: 
NH
Leader: 
John Sanford

A 4-season leader for the AMC Boston chapter. 25+ years of winter hiking experience including including multiple ascents of NH 4K and lots of above treeline travel. Hiking, mountaineering, and technical climbing in the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, Colorado, and other parts of the world including Canada, Bolivia, New Zealand, and Mexico. Wilderness first aid certified.

Robert Zoletti bz1591@gmail.com

A 4-Season Boston AMC Leader. Completed the 48 New Hampshire 4000 footers in winter. More than 300 White Mountain 4000' summits, 150+ in winter. Trained in the Boston AMC Winter Hiking Program. Summited 14,410' Mt. Rainier in June 2016 and July 2017, 14,505' Mt. Whitney July 2018 with an AMC team. Wilderness first aid certified. 2017 4-Season Leader of the Year.

Coleader: 
Yvette Marts Yvette.Marts@gmail.com

A 3-season leader and 4-season co-leader for the AMC Boston chapter H/B committee. Completed 44 of the 48 New Hampshire 4000 footers in winter. Completed a single day Presidential traverse and single day Pemi-loop in the summer of 2018. Hiked several 14.000 footers in Colorado. Trained in the Boston AMC Winter Hiking Program and Advanced Wilderness First Aid certified.

John Pike john.gordon.pike@gmail.com

VT4k's - grew up in Vermont and have done all of the VT4k's several times over the years as well as most of the long trail in sections NH4k's - started August 2014 & completed July 2015 ME4k's - started & completed August 2015 winter hiking and snowshoeing in Vermont (including winter climbs of Camels Hump and Mount Mansfield) AMC Leadership Program - completed April 2015 SOLO WFA Certification - completed April 2015 Winter NH4k's - completed March 2017 4-season NH4k's - completed October 2018

Trip location: 
White Mountains NH Presidential Range.
Status: 
Open
AMC Destination: 
Highland Center at Crawford Notch
Trip country: 
USA
Trip difficulty: 
AA3A - Very strenuous

Audiences

Adults (18+)
Run until filled: 
No

Registration

Registration required: 
Yes

Fees

$37.00
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Fee includes: 
Friday Night Airbnb. No meals are included.

Special types

Happenings: 
No
X Happenings: 
No
Volunteer: 
No
Instruction: 
No
First timers: 
No
Conservation: 
No
New members: 
No
Advance notice: 
No
Special notice: 
No
Creation date: 
2018-11-16 10:13:30.0
Last updated: 
2018-11-20 16:24:45.377