Recent Topics
Accord door lock issue....
by gregk24
07/31/16 12:26 AM
2000 Corolla vvt-i rattle on startup?
by 55Test
07/30/16 11:24 PM
Brought home a beater today
by exranger06
07/30/16 11:03 PM
Can someone explain to me the nomenclature of ammo
by Vern_in_IL
07/30/16 10:52 PM
Common for bad shift solenoids to shift good warm?
by DemoFly
07/30/16 09:50 PM
Riding mower with non bearing front wheels
by JHZR2
07/30/16 09:17 PM
Mail popup
by Eddie
07/30/16 09:05 PM
Tundra headlight restoration..
by kenwin30
07/30/16 09:00 PM
High mileage and severe service...
by OneEyeJack
07/30/16 08:44 PM
Who uses Quicksilver Multi-purpose oil
by BrocLuno
07/30/16 08:07 PM
Gumout Q&A with Ryan Tuerck - Answers
by wwillson
07/30/16 07:37 PM
Friend Picked Up New 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Today
by crazyoildude
07/30/16 07:07 PM
Newest Members
danthemann, rodder98, kenb777, Indyfan3, RM53119
58651 Registered Users
Who's Online
21 registered (alcyon, bdcardinal, 2015_PSD, Cool99846, Chris B., bamorris2, 1 invisible), 776 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58651 Members
66 Forums
252471 Topics
4140894 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3434055 - 07/24/14 06:35 AM Mt. Washington
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46981
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA

Top
#3434088 - 07/24/14 07:16 AM Re: Mt. Washington [Re: Pablo]
BISCUT Offline


Registered: 12/28/11
Posts: 1807
Loc: NewYorkistan
Thanks for posting this link. That is a [censored] of a mountain. I've climbed every trail and and each of the presidential ravines and driven the road plenty of times. There are some very scary parts, especially as you get up to Mt. Jefferson when the rocks are all that stands between you and a very far drop! These speeds these guys are running is insane!
_________________________
2015 F150 Lariat M1 0-20 FRAM ULTRA (12k)
2007 Maxima M1 5-30 FRAM ULTRA (113k)



Top
#3434107 - 07/24/14 07:46 AM Re: Mt. Washington [Re: Pablo]
rjundi Offline


Registered: 03/16/04
Posts: 7256
Loc: USA
I did the same drive(first time) last week in my wife's 2005 Legacy GT wagon. Definitely much longer than 6 mins smile

Prior it was on foot with a 30+ lbs of ski's and boots on back for Tuckerman's Ravine.
_________________________
---

Top
#3434233 - 07/24/14 10:11 AM Re: Mt. Washington [Re: Pablo]
gfh77665 Offline


Registered: 09/01/08
Posts: 3108
Loc: Southeast Texas
I drove up Mt. Evans Colorado several years ago, then Mt. Washington a few years after that. Then just last week, we drove up Mt. Evans again, and we almost got zapped by lightning.

All these excursions were done in rental cars, and they took longer than 7 minuets, LOL.

Top
#3434250 - 07/24/14 10:32 AM Re: Mt. Washington [Re: Pablo]
Wolf359 Offline


Registered: 04/27/12
Posts: 1859
Loc: MA
You guys missed the road race which was back in June. Basically about 1000+ people run up the auto road. Takes anywhere from an hour for the winner up to 3 hours for everyone else to get up there. It could be 70 at the base and in the 30's at the top and even lower with the wind chill.

Top
#3434399 - 07/24/14 01:10 PM Re: Mt. Washington [Re: Pablo]
gfh77665 Offline


Registered: 09/01/08
Posts: 3108
Loc: Southeast Texas
Last week, 90+ at the base of Evans, 30 degrees, sleet and snow, lightning and winds at the summit.

Top
#3435631 - 07/25/14 06:36 PM Re: Mt. Washington [Re: Wolf359]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 8752
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Originally Posted By: Wolf359
You guys missed the road race which was back in June. Basically about 1000+ people run up the auto road. Takes anywhere from an hour for the winner up to 3 hours for everyone else to get up there. It could be 70 at the base and in the 30's at the top and even lower with the wind chill.


Way back when there was a bicycle race hillclimb up the auto road as well, just as there was up Mt. Evans.
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 180K miles
4L Motul 300V 0W-40, 2L Motul 300V 0W-20
M1-206 oil filter
Motul Gear 300 75W-90
Red Line D4/MTL in the T56

Top