The Alpine Zone:
A zone above the tree line.
A very inhospitable place where the biting wind is free to dance across the snow and ice.
A different zone all together.
Mt. Adams. At 5,774 feet, the second highest peak in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and the one with the greatest elevation gain by any of the standard routes.
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9.6 miles, elevation gain 4,400 feet. Worth every step of the way.