yeah, heed (sp?) everyone's warnings on here.
as I said earlier and skodeo7 is right. don't build a jump in tuckerman's ravine. in april the bottom of the bowl and the normal slide run out above the mouth to hillman's is full of open crevases and they're no joke. not only are you building a jump in a dangerous area, but you're also building a jump in a heavily populated area.
think of it this way, you and your friends may be able to handle it, but think of all the joey's from mass, ct, nyc, and jersey that're gonna be up there and think it'll be cool to hit it. if they don't fall they risk taking someone else out.
being heli'd off a mountain is not only a pain in the ass, but i think the minimum rescue fee at mt washington is over a grand right now...and that's w/o the flying meatwagon coming to get you.
BigGULPS, where are you talking about slides on hillman's highway? we're probably on a different page, but hillman's is below the tree line. i can't recall ever reading about a slide anywhere near there...except for maybe the mouth.
again, if you're bound and determined to build a jump the only 'safe' place to do it where no one's around, etc. you'll want to do it in one of the surrounding snowfields. the gulf of slides snowfield would be good for it. it's #1 on the picture linked here
. you'll want a beacon for that though and proper training. as i said before, if you want someone to go w/b/c i've been up in there before, i'll gladly go. you'll want 4-5 people for the trip though. it's probably the safest number to travel with in there.
there's a prime point to do tucks...the later in the season, the more dangerous it can get.
oh...and 50 degrees is pretty damn steep man. it's not just the pitch, but the fact that it consistently goes down 50 degrees and those damn rocks don't exactly move out of your way too often.
2 billion dollars...sir, I'd handle my grandpa's balls for 2 billion dollars.