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Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain
Franconia, NH, Lincoln, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking down the Old Bridle Path on the way to Mt. Lafayette
Looking down the Old Bridle Path on the way to Mt. Lafayette

Route: Old Bridle Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Waters Trail

Moderate winds on the ridge with limited visibility. Needed traction for the ice field below Mt. Lafayette.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Lafayette
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Heavy
Destination: Mt. Truman
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Mt. Lincoln
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Very Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Little Haystack Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, February 19, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,770'
Destination: Mt. Lafayette
Time Elapsed: 02:22
Trailhead Elevation: 1,785'
Summit Elevation: 5,260'
Distance: 4 miles
Vertical Gain: 3,650'
Destination: Mt. Truman
Time Elapsed: 00:16
Trailhead Elevation: 5,260'
Summit Elevation: 5,000'
Vertical Gain: 120'
Destination: Mt. Lincoln
Time Elapsed: 00:17
Trailhead Elevation: 5,000'
Summit Elevation: 5,089'
Vertical Gain: 219'
Destination: Little Haystack Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:28
Trailhead Elevation: 5,089'
Summit Elevation: 4,780'
Vertical Gain: 150'
Hike Time Elapsed: 04:56
Hike Distance: 9 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 4,354'


Old Bridle Path trailhead
Old Bridle Path trailhead

Fog on the Mt. Lafayette summit - Click to enlarge
Fog on the Mt. Lafayette summit

Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail to Mt. Truman
Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail to Mt. Truman

Fog on Mt. Truman - Click to enlarge
Fog on Mt. Truman

Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail to Mt. Lincoln
Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail to Mt. Lincoln

Fog on Mt. Lincoln - Click to enlarge
Fog on Mt. Lincoln

Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail to Little Haystack Mountain
Appalachian/Franconia Ridge Trail to Little Haystack Mountain

Looking into Franconia Notch from near the summit Little Haystack Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking into Franconia Notch from near the summit Little Haystack Mountain

Directions to trailhead: Take Interstate 93 north from Lincoln to the Lafayette Place exit.

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