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Ascent of Mount Lafayette on 2010-08-01

Climber: Karine Thate

Others in Party:Jeff
Emily
Rick
Casey.
Date:Sunday, August 1, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lafayette
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5240 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

Great time on the Franconia Ridge Traverse - Skookumchuck to Osseo/Lincoln Woods. Perfect day for it - partly sunny, little wind, mild temps and views for miles. Fewer people on the ridge than I expected for a beautiful weekend day. Skookumchuck trail, Ridge trail from Little Haystack to Liberty, and Osseo down to Lincoln Woods were particularly quiet - only meeting a few others a long the way. Went with Jeff, Emily, Rick and Casey.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5240 ft / 1597 m
    Distance:15.5 mi / 24.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5240 ft / 1597 m
    Extra Loss:1300 ft / 396 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Skookumchuck
    Trailhead:1300 ft / 396 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route:Osseo



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