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damgaardwindy...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2011

damgaard

Hiked the classic Haystack-Lincoln-Lafayette loop with my father. Strong winds on the ridge but nice autumn views.
Posted Nov 2, 2011 4:27 pm

JimWallaceFranconia Ridge excitement  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2011

JimWallace

Climbed the whole range with some friends. It was a remarkable trek with very nice scenery.I'm looking forward to a winter return
Posted Oct 18, 2011 7:50 pm

JshawQuick trip over the ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2011

Jshaw

The weather started out muggy and warm on the Falling Waters Trail. Water level high from all the rain the two days before and I forgot my gators. My left foot took a dunk in the first river crossing. I was able to take some nice photos from Little Haystack then the clouds rolled in, wind picked up and some hail was thrown in too. I scooted along pretty quickly and didn't spend much time on Lincoln or Lafayette summits. The Greenleaf Hut was great. Ate my lunch and warmed up before heading down Old Bridal Path. I would have loved to have been there on a nice day.
Posted Oct 17, 2011 7:36 pm

joshvillenGreenleaf  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2011
Hiked via greenleaf trail, dropped pack at summit and ran over to Lincoln.
Posted Aug 9, 2011 4:01 pm

PaulRomanoFranconia Ridge Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2010

PaulRomano

Did the standard Franconia Ridge traverse coming up Falling Waters over Little Haystack and down Old Bridle Path. Started at 10:30am and was down by 5:00pm.
Posted Jul 17, 2011 6:10 pm

RhythmicMomTraining hike for son's West Coast trail trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2008

RhythmicMom

This hike was organized by one of my friends as a day trip from Boston. I decided to join along with my son, with his backpack full of all his gear in preparation for a week-long hiking trip he was going to take in August of same year with his dad. The weather was good, though at the top it was windy and cloudy. I ended up carrying the pack half the way - fun! We had a chance to test his new stove and taste a couple of the dry-freeze meals - we loved both that we tested! Awesome views from the ridge, and some really nice photos!
Posted May 31, 2011 7:05 pm

forgues9999Clear skies
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2008

forgues9999

Beautifil views from the summit and then the ridge. Mount Washington on the horizon. Must be one of the better views in the North-Eastern US.
Posted May 7, 2011 4:03 pm

fridayBlue skies, cold and windy... a.k.a Perfect!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2011

friday

Blue skies, windy, and cold. Perfect for the last official full day of winter.
This was the last mountain summit reached after a counter-clockwise hike of the ridge loop.
Had to use wind goggles and crampons for the ridge itself. A bit icy in some spots.
Posted Mar 20, 2011 11:57 pm

Kristin5berrymy fav 4k
Date Climbed: Jan 24, 2011

Kristin5berry

sumitted too many times to count, durring all seasons. Been lucky meeting new friends on OBP as well
Posted Feb 10, 2011 4:26 am

jjdubsOld Bridle  Sucess!

jjdubs

Once via an Old Bridle Path loop, another time camping at Liberty Springs for a weekend
Posted Feb 9, 2011 6:13 pm

AlexeyDyet another Franconia loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 23, 2011

AlexeyD

Managed to finish Franconia Ridge before the arrival of a strong Arctic front. Temperature went down to about -10F during this time, with moderate (30 mph) winds, but it did not feel extraordinarily severe - more like your typical above-treeline winter day in Whites. Did not even wear goggles on the ridge, and no traction required. Total time about 6.5 hours which is quite average. Descending Falling Waters Trail was glorious - the lower section near the river was a true winter wonderland. All in all a great winter outing - and very timely as temps dropped to 30 below on the summits just a few hours later.
Posted Jan 24, 2011 1:23 pm

MoapaPkIn rain, 1974

MoapaPk

Backpacked over a bunch of peaks on AT. Liberty was clear, but we were in blowing rain until we hit the hut by Guyot.
Posted Jan 20, 2011 11:51 pm

Dennis PoulinLoop trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2010

Dennis Poulin

Hiked up the Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack, AT to Lincoln and Lafayette, down Greenleaf and Bridal Path. Nice day.
Posted Oct 22, 2010 4:30 pm

LDuszersome of the best views in the region  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2007

LDuszer

Climbed it last in '07 from the Falling Waters Trail in conjunction with Lincoln, one of several times that I've done it. The views from the top have always been amazing, but it was crowded during Labor Day Weekend.
Posted Oct 6, 2010 11:13 pm

WhiteInVermontLate Winter  Sucess!

WhiteInVermont

Did this hike in late winter. It was a great day hiking up until we reached tree line and the clouds and snow moved in. I was with a friend who was more experienced climber at the time we camped right on the summit. This was a bad choice, it snowed hard and the wind was howling all night. By far the coldest night I have ever experienced. We hiked out in the morning and again below tree line the weather was beautiful. I want to return because I've heard the view is amazing from there.
Posted Sep 17, 2010 5:32 pm

lambpastyFlume to Lafayette and back  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2010

lambpasty

Weather wasn't cooperating as we'd hoped so the summit was completely fogged in. Still a fun 17 mile walk nonetheless.
Posted Sep 13, 2010 4:04 pm

MartaKastMount Lafayette  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2009

MartaKast

Did the loop, was very windy on the ridge but a fun hike.
Posted Jun 12, 2010 8:27 pm

MelNinoB-day hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2010

MelNino

Well, I wanted to climb a 4000' on my birthday, and I did. Got 3 in fact. Lovely hike, except for the flies.......evil I tell you!
Posted Jun 5, 2010 6:36 pm

AlikaDone it a few times at Camp!  Sucess!

Alika

Fun Mountain
Posted May 14, 2010 1:46 pm

Jofadid the loop too  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009

Jofa

ran up the loop from 93, big mountain but easy on a beautiful sunny day
Posted Apr 29, 2010 1:33 pm

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