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Henderson Ridge – Multi Pitch Rock Climb

Looking down the Huntington Ravine, Mt. Washington, NH Henderson Ridge (5.4) 4 pitches, 600 feet, Grade III Trad Huntington Ravine Mt. Washington, NH Nelson Crag (5,635 feet) Via Nelson Crag Trail from Henderson Ridge Elevation Gain: 1,055 feet Mt. Washington, NH “You folks are going DOWN?? But why?? ” . . . . said every hiker we encountered as we made our way down the headwall of Huntington Ravine! We explained that we were hiking down into the ravine to rock climb our way back up out of the ravine! Capeesh? They all got it. :) The Huntington Ravine Trail, btw, is considered to be the most difficult hiking trail in the NH White Mountains. And the AMC White Mountain Guide book suggest that “its use for descent at any time is strongly discouraged.” I’ll assume they mean descending the headwall…..that being said….. I was hoping to get to hike the Huntington Ravine Trail sometime this year and got my chance when Sean, Tom and I did some multi pitch rock c