Ascent of Mount Lafayette on 2018-01-20

Climber: Bruce Adams

Date:Saturday, January 20, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Lafayette
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5240 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

Windy on the ridge but in mid 20's. Not bad for January.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Total Elevation Loss:360 ft / 109 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.3 mi / 6.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
mid 20's 40 mph winds on summit
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3440 ft / 1048 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Old Bridle Path, Greenleaf
    Start Trailhead:Lafayette Parking Lot  1800 ft / 548 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:360 ft / 109 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Franconia Ridge Trail
    End Trailhead:Col  4880 ft / 1487 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Lafayette Lincoln

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Greenleaf Knob2018-01-20 a 
2Mount Lafayette2018-01-20 b3440 ft / 1049 m
2Mount Lincoln2018-01-20 c359 ft / 109 m
4Little Haystack2018-01-20 d 
Total Trip Gain: 3799 ft / 1158 m    Total Trip Loss: 3799 ft / 1158 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Bruce Adams
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