When:
Sunday, Oct 30, 2022 8:15a -
4:15p

Where:
Alewife
Alewife(Cambridge, MA 02140, USA)
Cambridge, MA 02140

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Admission:
Unknown

Categories:
Movies, Social Good, Sports & Active Life

Event website:
https://p.ridj-it.com/app/trip-detail?id=99596

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 Sunday. Temps on the ridge and summits will be in 40s but it will 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

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-hampshire/mount-lafayette-and-franconia-ridge-trail-loop

Elevation gain: 3800

Distance: 9.5 miles

Difficulty: Hard


Gear:

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

micro-spikes (potential for icy trail conditions)

Non-cotton layers

Gloves and hat

Handwarmers

Outer shell + hood for the rain/wind

2-3 liters of water

trekking poles (recommended)

Hat

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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