Ascent of Mount Lafayette on 2014-04-19

Climber: Matthew Paille

Others in Party:Kerry Sullivan
Date:Saturday, April 19, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lafayette
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5240 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

It was beautiful and warm, until we hit the clouds and got smacked in the face with hail!
Summary Total Data
    Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
    Route:Old Bridal Path to Greenleaf Trail
    Trailhead:Lafayette Place  
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Clear with spots of sun below cloud line. Cold, windy, and hailing above cloud cover
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 45 Minutes

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