Huntington Ravine Trail

The general consensus is that Huntington Ravine Trail (2.1 miles with 2450 feet of elevation gain) is the most difficult and dangerous hiking trail in the Whites.  Do NOT attempt to descend this one, and don't attempt to ascend it under wet conditions.

The most difficult parts of this route are encountered ascending the headwall.  Once you are up past the "fan," the first part of the headwall climb, there is no turning back.  Be sure to keep an eye on the forecast and do not begin climbing the fan unless you are sure the weather is going to cooperate.

Once past the fan, it's slanted slabs, scrambles, and a chimney, all the way until you reach the intersection with the Alpine Garden Trail.

Multiple sections of this hike are no-fall zones.  Wear shoes/boots with plenty of grip, and bring others with you for moral and physical support.

Photo by Jack Daley

Photo by Trish Herr

Photo by Trish Herr

Photo by Trish Herr

Photo by Jack Daley
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