Ascent of Mount Lafayette on 2010-06-13

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Others in Party:Jeff
Daniel and Laurie
Date:Sunday, June 13, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Mount Lafayette
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5240 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

After peakbagged Mt Little Haystack and Licoln, the last summit we wanted to grab on 6/13 was Mt Lafayette (5260 ft).
We continued Franconia Ridge Trail to get there for 0.9 mile.
Then, after reaching to the summit, we hiked out on Old Bridle Path after stopping by Greenleaf Hut to come back to the parking lot on Hwy 93.(Lafayette campground)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:151 ft / 46 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3403 ft / 1037 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:151 ft / 46 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Franconia Ridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mt Lincoln  5089 ft / 1551 m
    Time:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3403 ft / 1037 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Old Bridle Path
    End Trailhead:Lafayette Campground on Hwy 93  1837 ft / 559 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: FranconiaRidgeLoopHike06132010 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Little Haystack2010-06-132923 ft / 891 m
2Mount Lincoln2010-06-13309 ft / 94 m
3Mount Lafayette2010-06-13151 ft / 46 m
Total Trip Gain: 3383 ft / 1031 m    Total Trip Loss: 3403 ft / 1037 m

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