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Franconia Ridge Traverse


Submitted By Nathan Stokes

The Mountains & Stats

18 miles with 7150 feet of gain
  • Galehead (4024 Feet, NH) globe Mountain
  • Garfield (4500 Feet, NH) globe Mountain
  • Lafayette (5260 Feet, NH) globe Mountain
  • North Twin (4761 Feet, NH) globe Mountain
  • South Twin (4902 Feet, NH) globe Mountain

People On The Trip

Trip Report

     Started at midnight, Bagged north twin at 2 am. Biviouac in the col between north and south twin. Up at 6am. Hiked South twin and galehead in the clouds, some views on Garfield. Spent the night in emergency campsite by greenleaf hut in a lightning storm.

The Good and The Bad

The Good:

The end

The Bad:

Going up garfield from galehead. Going down garfield before heading up lafayette

The Drive



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