Ascent of Mount Lafayette on 1998-06-25

Climber: Scott Durant

Others in Party:Troop 70
Doug Couture
Date:Thursday, June 25, 1998
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lafayette
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5240 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

We took a backpacking trip up this one. Lafayette stands as the most difficult mountain I've ever climbed. Old Speck is close in difficulty. At one point it goes a mile straight up. I remember this ascent feeling like D-day. Be in shape before tackling this one.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Start Trailhead:1800 ft / 548 m
Descent Statistics

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