Franconia Ridge

Franconia Ridge

Sunday, September 29, 2019

WFT Traverse

Summits: Mount Willey (4,285'), Mount Field (4,340'), Mount Tom (4,051')
Trail route: Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail, A-Z Trail, Mount Tom Spur, Avalon Trail
Trail conditions: Wet with muddy sections
Weather: Cool, crisp, partly cloudy to clear skies and sunshine
Total miles: 8.5
Total time:  6:55

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Long Drive and Short Hike to Tecumseh

Summit: Mount Tecumseh (3,997')
Trail route: Mount Tecumseh Trail
Trail conditions: Dry
Weather: Warm start, warm and breezy on the summit, starting to get hot on the way down
Total miles: 5
Total time:  3:15

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