Mount Lafayette Climber's Log

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MtnMagic

MtnMagic - Oct 25, 2007 1:08 am

beautiful hike - several times  Sucess!

Wow what a beautiful peak to climb. I have climbed it, along with Lincoln, several times and always appreciate its beauty. I strongly recommend doing it in winter. The ridge in its white brilliance is a great place to be!

buzzdainer

buzzdainer - Oct 15, 2007 12:09 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1996

Old Bridal Path  Sucess!

One of my favorite hikes in the White Mountains. There was a guy playing bagpipes on the summit this time.

Joseph Claghorn

Joseph Claghorn - Oct 5, 2007 5:21 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

Really Busy Mountain  Sucess!

The trail we took up to the lodge was not crowded, but from there up things were packed. Probably saw close to one-hundred people on the mountain that day. The scenery was great, though, with the fall color changing and interesting weather.

alpspitze

alpspitze - Sep 26, 2007 2:15 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

Old Bridal Path  Sucess!

A Real Classic. Hiked it many Times-The Ridge To Lincoln is Tops. My Best Time up is 1:30 With Bruce Nadeau.

WickedRugged

WickedRugged - Sep 13, 2007 2:20 pm

Franconia Ridge  Sucess!

Hiked this on a cold fall day, up the Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack, Lincoln, and then Lafayette. There was some snow at the top, just a dusting, and it made for some amazing pictures. Great hike.

tigerlilly

tigerlilly - Aug 30, 2007 11:40 am

Good challenge in February  Sucess!

This is the first winter hike I did with my (now husband). Brings back good cold memories. :-)

Like2Hike

Like2Hike - Aug 29, 2007 8:59 am Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2007

Franconia Ridge Traverse  Sucess!

While the weather was uncooperative, the hike was outstanding! Up Falling Waters, over Little Haystack, Lincoln, and Lafayette, then down the Old Bridle Path. An absoultely great day out with my 12 year old son. Can't wait to do it again.

WoundedKnee

WoundedKnee - Aug 19, 2007 5:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2007

Franconia Ridge Loop  Sucess!

Windy and wet, especially the 2 miles on the ridge - reminded me of Ireland. Low 40s with 40 mph wind gusts, but still a nice break from the 100 degree weather in the south. 5 and a half hour trip, including coffee at the Greenleaf Hut. I'll bet nice views were to be had from the ridge. Guess I'll have to find out another time.

dirth

dirth - Aug 10, 2007 8:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2007

Overnight Trip from Liberty Spring Tentsite  Sucess!

Third peak on an overnight traverse. Hiked up the Liberty Spring Trail and stayed at the Liberty Spring Tentsite.

mountainloverCO

mountainloverCO - Jul 23, 2007 8:05 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2007

Franconia Ridge Traverse  Sucess!

Climbed this one on my first hike on the wonderful Franconia Ridge Traverse loop. Unfortunately, it was very windy at the summit (perhaps gusting between 50 and 60mph), and no views were to be had on the summit of Lafayette. Was still a fun hike though.

matt81

matt81 - Jun 10, 2007 8:16 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2007

Franconia Ridge Traverse  Sucess!

Part of an overnight trip.

Lips74

Lips74 - Jun 3, 2007 9:41 am Date Climbed: May 30, 2007

Route Climbed: Franconia Traverse  Sucess!

7 hours. Climbed counter-clockwise up falling waters. Great day, sunny and in the 60's. Nice views to the Presidentials still with some snow. Ideal day in the White Mountains.

EastMan

EastMan - May 22, 2007 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2006

rainstorm...  Sucess!

soaking wet

TLP

TLP - Nov 23, 2006 1:34 pm Date Climbed: Nov 18, 2006

franconia ridge loop  Sucess!

came over along the ridge from Little Haystack, crossing Mt. Lincoln. Took the Old Bridle Path back down

dobsonian

dobsonian - Oct 23, 2006 3:39 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006

First Winter Summit-Bridle  Sucess!

Was trying to get in Franconia ridge before the winter took hold and this was 1 of 3 possible weekends. Made last minute reservations into Manchester and met up with 2 friends from MA. Planned on doing the entire ridge but snow and ice from Friday/Saturday slowed us to a crawl in places with several parties turning back at the agonies. At the AMC hut noticed everyone coming down had campons and we were bare booting it but pushed on. Hit the summit in about 3.5 hours and saw the weather coming in over cannon so decided to get off the peak and use bridle back too. Guess Lincoln and Little Haystack will have to wait for another day. My first winter summit of anything so that was an extra special prize.

woodstrider

woodstrider - Oct 11, 2006 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2000

Backpack  Sucess!

Came up from the Garfield Tentsite with my friend Nerses.

eric b

eric b - Sep 27, 2006 11:36 pm

Flume slide trail to Franconia ridge traverse  Sucess!

Beautiful view of cannon cliff and Lafayette was shrowded in clouds. two cars is key. start south working northward was easier than climbing up the Greenleaf trail for me (tried rock climbing at Eagle cliff before i knew there were route books. it wasnt a good idea. very rugged, the Franconia area is amazing. the traverse is a cakewalk.

bidwelldk

bidwelldk - Sep 15, 2006 2:20 pm

Franconia Ridge  Sucess!

Great hike. Went on a crowded day and left a little late. All of the camping areas were full so we ended up sleeping on the trail in the rain.

bigwilly

bigwilly - Sep 2, 2006 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2006

Pemmi traverse  Sucess!

Climbed it as part of a four day Pemmi wilderness traverse from Lincoln woods to Crawford notch. Fog rolled in right as we reached the summit and we didn't see anything.

jpvt

jpvt - Aug 11, 2006 3:12 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2006

Lafayette/Lincoln/Little Haystack  Sucess!

great hike, great views, classic White Mtn. hike

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