Ascent of Mount Lafayette on 2013-01-19

Climber: Thomas Carlile

Date:Saturday, January 19, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lafayette
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5240 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

Windy and grey, but the clouds were above the summits. A fun hike over the ridge. Full report here.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Elevation Loss:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3550 ft / 1082 m
    Extra Loss:90 ft / 27 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Old Bridle Path, Greenleaf Trail
    Trailhead:Old Bridle Path Trailhead  1780 ft / 542 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3910 ft / 1192 m
    Extra Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Water Trail
    Trailhead:Falling Water Trailhead  1780 ft / 542 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 57 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Lafayette and Lincoln: 19 January 2013

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Lafayette2013-01-19
2Mount Lincoln2013-01-19
3Little Haystack2013-01-19

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