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Fantastic views, intresting trail

We hiked the old bridle path up Mount Lafayette and then down the liberty spring trail. The Old... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
Unbelievable hike

Unbelievable hike. Did this hike sunday and was incredible. Must do. Was very strenuous and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We hiked the old bridle path up Mount Lafayette and then down the liberty spring trail. The Old Bridle is absolutely amazing, great views, pleasant ascent and generally fantastic path. The hike on the ridge is superb but you kind of need to watch your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shatiel
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Unbelievable hike. Did this hike sunday and was incredible. Must do. Was very strenuous and exhausting but well worth it. Its a steady incline and long as we logged just over 10 miles. Great hike if your in good shape. The ridge is amazing and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

One of the more pretty hikes in the area. Definitely worth doing. Maybe not in place of Mt. Washington. The Falling Waters trail to the ridge is gorgeous but also steep. I recommend doing the 8.5 miles loop to the ridge and back. Amazing! Use...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 600craigz
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Summit is about 5300ft, you’ll gain 3772ft getting there! Good parking off the highway. Pit toilet right before the trail. Trails are well marked! Take my advice: start on the slightly easier Old Bridal Trail 2.9 miles to the green AMC house and eat lunch,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 984kevinq
Reviewed 3 June 2018

At the beginning of June we hiked the Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack to Mount Lincoln to Mount Lafayette to the Greenleaf hut and then down via the Old Bridle path. We got on trail at 5:45 am and off trail at 1:15- so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank NMMc
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Hiked up from Franconia Notch on the Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack. Views were amazing! Then we headed across the ridge to Mt. Lincoln and Mt. Lafayette on a very warm September day. It was a great hike! We stopped at the Greenleaf Hut...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank fsquires2016
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The best hikes in the White Mountains are those that go above the treeline. I came up from Galehead Hut, but you could make a long day hike out of it. From the direction I came, there were about eight (very convincing) false summits, so...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bpkengor
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great hike and a nice Blondie at Greenleaf Hut. Great views and company. After all the crazy rain surprising how good the trails were. Got your feet wet on Falling Waters river crossings and that was it.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Hiked up Mount Lafayette via the Old Bridle Path to the Greenleaf Hut (3.1 miles in 1hr 40min) then the Greenleaf Trail to Lafayette summit (1.1 miles). Both trails are in good conditions. All snowpack has melted. Terrific view from the top and above tree...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JNFII
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We made the hike during peak season in October on a warm Saturday morning. Needless to say it was packed. The parking lot was full at 8:15 and we had to park on the side of the highway. This is a real hike! You will...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Nateandpolly
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