Elevation

4,480 ft / 1,366 m

#42 in New Hampshire

#34,634 in United States

Prominence

800 ft / 244 m

#72 in New Hampshire

#3,275 in United States

Summits

330 summits

Top climbing months

July   18%

September  14%

August   14%

Most climbed route

Garfield Trail > Garfield Ridge Trail

11.0 mi • 2,923 ft gain

Highlights

  • Mount Garfield is a New Hampshire 4000 footer best known for its rocky knob summit with sweeping views deep into the Pemigwasset Wilderness.
  • Connected via Garfield Ridge to Mount Lafayette 3.5 miles away.
  • The Appalachian Trail runs along the ridge and across the summit of Garfield.
  • Most popular route to the summit is the easy 5 mile Garfield Trail which mostly follows old fire roads to the top before a short, steep, and easy scramble to the summit.
  • There is an old foundation on the summit of Garfield, which most refer to as from a fire tower.
80 summits • 11.0 mi • 2,923 ft gain • 7 hr 6 min
6 summits • 14.1 mi • 3,917 ft gain • 8 hr 15 min
1 summit • 13.9 mi • 6,129 ft gain • 12 hr 30 min
1 summit • 19.2 mi • 5,488 ft gain • 8 hr 59 min

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