Sometimes it helps to be lucky…

It’s not often a story that involves a 800-foot tumble down Mt. Washington includes the phrase “sustained only minor injuries.” But that’s what happened here. Amazing.

Tuckerman in spring

Tuckerman in spring. Photo by mshepard

UPDATE: It also helps to have experienced rescuers nearby. Check out the accident report from

You can also find an audio interview with one of the lucky survivors.

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