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omegaxxFranconia Ridge Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2012

omegaxx

A nice day hike with some of the best scenery in the White Mountains. I especially enjoyed climbing the rock blocks on the ridge.
Posted Dec 11, 2012 1:39 pm

forgues9999Superb day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2008

forgues9999

Gorgeous scenery. In October the air can be quite clear and visibility good to very long distances.
Posted Feb 23, 2012 5:05 pm

RhythmicMomFOGGY!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2011

RhythmicMom

Second time on this route, first time we had amazing views, today the fog stayed thick like milk all the way to the end... Skies cleared by the time we started the descent, and we had gorgeous views after we passed the AMC hut. Loved the trail once again, regardless of the no view situation. It's one of the best around, which also makes it one of the most crowded. Would definitely go again :)
Posted Jul 31, 2011 10:08 pm

baker0408AMAZING!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2010

baker0408

Hiked the traverse this past Veteran's Day on a BEAUTIFUL fall day! Not a cloud in the sky all day! We went up Fall Waters and down Bridal. Not much snow or ice above the tree line, but enough below the tree line to be glad we had out crampons. Just above and below the hut on Bridal had the most ice and would be the most challenging without foot traction. We hiked the whole loop in a very leisurely 7 hrs. with lots of stops for putting on / taking off crampons, snacks, and lunch on top. Overall a GREAT hike and can't wait to do it again with full snow and ice.
Posted Nov 14, 2010 11:04 am

mmcguiganSUPER COLD BUT BEAUTIFUL  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 19, 2009

mmcguigan

Great hike with beautiful sky and awesome views. Totally cold.
Posted Dec 19, 2009 9:52 pm

danbknoxIce  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2009

danbknox

Did the loop as described. At roughly 3000 ft' we hit ice so for 2/3 of the trip we were walking on ice. We didn't bring micro-spikes or poles, so it was quite the day. Gorgeous views though! Well worth it! (lots of canadians)
Posted Oct 21, 2009 4:58 pm

mattnolandWinter time.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2003

mattnoland

I did the traverse with a friend of mine in early February of 2003. We didn't bring crampons but I wished I'd had them once we were above the treeline. It was quite cold...the water in my insulated hydration tube still froze. Besides the cold it was a nice hike and very worthwhile. I wouldn't underestimate the weather.
Posted Nov 11, 2007 7:00 pm

Like2HikeClassic!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2007

Like2Hike

A great day in the mountains!!!
Posted Aug 30, 2007 2:06 pm

IsaiahRain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2006

Isaiah

I also did just Mt. Lafayette today November 25th but I skipped the traverse so I could get back to town. Such a huge difference, the first time rain and 100 meters visibility this time 100 km or something! Get out more! There was barely any ice and in the 30's. I wore a cotton shirt on the way down and no ice-axe or crampons!
Posted Nov 25, 2006 11:32 pm

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