Right Hitchcock - Crawford Notch

March 15, 2008


 

Elephant Head Gully

Climbing the snow slopes right of lower Hitchcock Gully

Icefall

Ray on the snow slope

First ice pitch

First ice pitch

Lots of fun on the first pitch!

Ray topping out on the first pitch

Climbing up the upper snow slopes

Checking out the upper ice routes

The second and third pitches are inside this deeply cut gully

The second pitch from above (Ray in the back)

getting icy on the first pitch

Looking up the gully

The view behind me...shocking!!!

After three awesome pitches we double-rap down.

Taking cover from falling ice as Ray raps down.