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Mountaineer’s Route

This route drops directly off the summit of Mount Webster and I’ve heard it called the Mountaineer’s Route. I’ve always looked up when driving through Crawford Notch and wondered if it would ever get enough snow to ski. A big snow storm with east winds answered that question.

View on 03/02/2010 of Mountaineer’s Route and Mount Webster in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire.
View of the Mountaineer's Route and summit of Mount Webster in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire.

Photo Details: Canon 5D and EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM lens @ 155mm, 1/1600s @ f/5.6 and ISO 100.

Jim Surette and Doug Madara skinning to the top of Mount Webster in Crawford Notch for a ski descent of the Mountaineer’s Route.
Jim Surette and Doug Madara skinning to the top of Mount Webster in Crawford Notch for a ski descent of the Mountaineer's Route.

Photo Details: Canon 5D w/ 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM lens @ 16mm, 1/1600s @ f/5.6 and ISO 320 w/ +0.33 exposure compensation.

Jim Surette skiing the Mountaineer’s Route on Mount Webster in Crawford Notch. Mount Willey in the background.
Jim Surette skiing the Mountaineer's Route on Mount Webster in Crawford Notch. Mount Willey in the background.

Photo Details: Canon 5D w/ 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM lens @ 16mm, 1/1000s @ f/5.6 and ISO 320 w/ +0.67 exposure compensation.