Mission: I tried to (and did) break my speed ascent record. The descent was casual.
Route: Pinkham Notch to Summit via Tuckerman Ravine Trail.
Distance: 4.2 miles
Elev Gain: 4250
|Elev (ft) vs. Time (min) - Green line is average ascent rate|
- To Caretaker Cabin: 0:40
- To Base of Waterfall: 0:55
- To Auto Road: 1:30
- To Summit Sign: 1:33
- For 1st 40 minutes = 854 m/hr
- For last 53 minutes = 808 m/hr
- Overall = 828 m/hr (45 ft/min)