Franconia Ridge

Franconia Ridge

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Lafayette and Lincoln and Little Haystack via Skookumchuck Trail


Summits: Mount Lafayette (5,260'), Mount Lincoln (5,089'), Little Haystack Mountain (4,780')
Trail route: Skookumchuck Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Waters Trail
Trail conditions: A wet Skookumchuck Trail, dry Franconia Ridge Trail and a very slippery Falling Waters Trail
Weather: Cool morning with a cold wind blowing across Franconia Ridge then warm afternoon temps at lower elevations
Total miles: 10
Total time:  8.5

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Mount Cabot in September



Summit: Mount Cabot (4,170')
Trail route: York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail
Trail conditions: Dry with some wet and muddy sections
Weather: Started cool, cool with a slight breeze on the summit, warm on the way down
Total miles: 10
Total time:  5:30

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Mount Moriah in August


Summit: Mount Moriah (4,049')
Trail route: Carter-Moriah Trail
Trail conditions: Dry with some wet and muddy sections
Weather: Started cool, cool with a slight breeze on the summit, warm on the way down
Total miles: 9
Total time:  5:25

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Hiking to the 3,997' Mount Tecumseh Summit


Summit: Mount Tecumseh (3,997')
Trail route: Mount Tecumseh Trail
Trail conditions: Dry
Weather: Started cool, cool and breezy on the summit, warm on the way down
Total miles: 5
Total time:  2:45

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Morning Hike to Mount Jefferson


Summits: Mount Jefferson (5,712')
Trail route: Caps Ridge Trail
Trail conditions: Dry
Weather: Started cool, cool and windy on the summit, warm to hot on the way down
Total miles: 5
Total time:  4:35