Bob's Hill Training Hike - April 14, 2001
Allen, Mark, Rich, and Stuart ready to go
Allen, Mark, Rich, and Stuart ready to go (take 2)
Just like Tucks... well sortof
My shoulders hurt !!!
Allen, Stuart, Mark, and Rich at the summit
Loon Mountain - April 20, 2001
Bob W., Bob S., Chuck, Greg, and Mark with Mount Washington in the background
Greg in the bumps on The Flume
Greg in the bumps on The Flume (take 2)
Bob W. in the bumps on The Flume
Expedition Day - April 21, 2001
John, Rich, and Bob W. walk back to Pinkham Notch from the Wildcat parking
Getting ready... waiting
The whole gang minus Allen (who's taking the picture)
The whole gang... 9:00 AM on April 21, 2001... Let's get going !!!
(front row left-to-right) Joanne, Stuart, Kathi, Greg, Chuck
(back row left-to-right) Bob W., Bob S., Anne-Marie, John, Beth, Benita, Rich, Mark, Allen
Hike From Pinkham Notch To HoJos
And... they're off !!!
(left-to-right) Chuck, Benita, Mark, Bob S., and Rich
"A. Climber", Bob, and Benita
Allen "postholed" up to his crotch
Where's the water bottle ?
The bridge... has anybody seen the bridge ?
This is normally a creek
"That was the last steep part, I swear."
Rich, Benita, Stuart, Mark, and Chuck take a break
Bob W. and Greg's butt
Anne-Marie shows off her new wicking t-shirt while Joanne and Kathi
Johnny V. mon
Hike From HoJos To The Bowl
(left-to-right) Bob S., Benita, Rich, Stuart, and Mark
Benita still smilin'
Rich trudges onward and upward
In The Bowl
Finally, we made it !!! ... Note the "Son of Inferno" race gates and
finish line in the background
Advance Base Camp
The gallery at Advance Base Camp watches for incoming as the last few
stragglers prepare to ascend
As if doing Tucks with downhill gear isn't difficult enough
Bob S. has that look about him... I think he's going all the way to
"the top" this year
Break out the inclinometers... That's steep !!!
Anne-Marie (before the fall)... that tiny spot in the center just below
Anne-Marie (after the fall)... thankfully she's moving as cheers and
applause fill the bowl
Mark finishes a run in the bowl
Benita finishes her first ever run in the bowl
Greg and Anne-Marie return from their "epic"
Bob Walker returns from "the top"
Bob Sagusti completes his first time run from "the top"
Celebration In Pinkham Notch Parking Lot
Mark and Bob S. drink the traditional martini
Stuart replays the video of Anne-Marie's tumble
Party, Party, Party
Party, Party, Party, Party
Party, Party, Party, Party, Party
Party, Party, Party, Party, Party, Party
Party, Party, Party, Party, Party, Party, Party... Hope they don't kick
us out of the parking lot !!!
Celebration In Room 110
More Party (indoor style)
More More Party Party (indoor style)
Royalty Inn and Gorham, NH
Just chillin' on the back porch
Main Street Gorham, New Hampshire
That cool Victorian across from The Royalty
Wildcat Mountain - April 22, 2001
Tuckerman Ravine with serious clouds descending into the bowl
Allen with Tuckerman Ravine in the left background... I'd hate to be
up there today
Everyone else with Tuckerman Ravine in the left background
View of Tuckerman Ravine from the famous old original Wildcat Ski Trail
Another view of Tuckerman Ravine from the famous old original Wildcat
Chuck skidding to a stop
Stuart and Bob S. in criss-cross formation
Mark Miller (a.k.a. Surfer Joe) catches a wave
Greg takes on one of the legendary fall-line streams of Wildcat
More stream action
O.K... This is nuts
More nuts but oh so much fun !!!
"Wish I had my poles."
Stream at the base of Wildcat
A bit windy today
That's all folks... What an awesome trip !!! See ya next year