Rime Ice on Mount Washington

Rime Ice on Mount Washington

Photographer: Jason Hill

This photo was taken before sunset on New Year's Eve in 2007. At the stroke of midnight, the wind was strong, but constant, and the clouds were still undercast. I dug in my crampons and leaned back, being suspended by the wind, and watched the stars for a bit. I'm relatively sure I was the only one outside on the summit.