Richard Dreselly first hiked to the top of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire in 1941. He has since hiked the 6288 foot summit seventeen times. Now at 90, he climbed for what he says will be his last time. Globe photographer John Tlumacki captured his three day arduous journey amid the stunning mountain views. | READ: ‘Because I may not have this chance again.’

Ninety year-old Richard Dreselly from Topsham, Maine caught his balance while traversing large boulders on Crawford Path on the first day of the hike up Mt. Washington on Sept.7.
(John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)