Saturday, Sep 17, 2022 8:00a -

Sullivan Square
Sullivan Square(Medford Street / The Neck, Boston, MA, USA)
Boston, MA 02129

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Mount Lafayette and Franconia Ridge Trail Loop, Franconia, NH

Mount Lafayette is a 5,249-foot (1,600 m)[1]mountain at the northern end of the Franconia Range in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States. It lies in the town of Franconia in Grafton County, and appears on the New England Fifty Finest list of the most topographically prominent peaks in New England. Source:Wikipedia

Weather looks great this Saturday. Temps on the ridge and summits will be in 40s but it could feel like in 30s. Please bring layers accordingly and don't underestimate how cold it could get given the exposure on the ridge.


Activity Description:

NOTE: This is not a beginner's hike. If we haven't hiked together before OR your Ridj-it profile is bare please write in some of your past experience before signing up for the trip. Thanks!

GPS Map: 44.14200, -71.68125

Mount Lafayette and Franconia Ridge Trail Loop on AllTrails


Elevation gain: 3800

Distance: 9.5 miles

Difficulty: Hard


Trail runners or hiking boots with good traction (NO SNEAKERS! )

Non-cotton layers

Outer shell + hood for the rain/wind

2-3 liters of water

trekking poles (recommended)


Snacks/ lunch

Electrolytes! (highly recommended)

A sunny disposition (MANDATORY)

a map of the trail (mandatory)

first aid (ibuprofen, band aids, compression straps etc)

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