Mount Washington - from the helicopter

photographs by Iain Morris

Approaching the mountain

Approaching the West Ridge

Rounding the West Ridge

The West Face (yellow dots are people at accident scene)

Another shot of the West Face. It is difficult to determine what route they were on.

The main routes on the West Face.
From left: West Face, King Rat, Central Pillar, Chimney of Space, and West Ridge (with a couple of different beginnings)

Closer in on accident scene at base of West Face

The area downhill from the scene, where hoisting took place

A quick glance at Middle and North

Coming home

Waking up the folks at Big Lake