Elevation

5,089 ft / 1,551 m

Prominence

171 ft / 52 m

Summits

477 summits

Top climbing months

August   16%

July   15%

September  15%

"Cool and bugless. A windy battle on top, but the cloud table was high enough to allow for great views. We ascended via Falling Waters Trail and Franconia Ridge, then headed for Lafayette and the Greenleaf Hut." - gooner, May 27, 2018
"Franconia ridge traverse....amazing day with clear skies...relatively warm! We realized during our hike to the last mountains that our car spot key was forgotten in the first car....so we had to backtrack to liberty again and head down liberty springs and road walk on the bike path for a few miles to get to our car...still an amazing day! Just a little longer than intended!" - shay-shay, Mar 25, 2018
"Coming up through Franconia notch, the morning sun looked so nice we ditched plans and swung into the lot. Up Falling Waters, big winds hit as soon as we summited Little Haystack. Fortunately the temps stayed in the 30s. Steady 25 mph winds along the ridge gusting to 40. We were the only 2 on Lafayette summit, crazy." - Alohabuffy, Jan 27, 2018
"Hiked up the Falling waters trail to the Fraconia ridge over Little Haystack, Lincoln and Lafayatte. Took thw Bridle trail down. Was a beautiful fall day, almost felt like summer." - blackwolf_03278, Oct 22, 2017
"Franconia Ridge hike with Meetup Group... Trails: Old Bridle Path, Franconia Ridge Trail, Liberty Springs Trail Parking: Cars at The Basin and cars at Old Bridle Path Snow covered trails up to summits, a few icy patches, slushy patches and bare rock…throw in some mud in a few places and voila! SPRING! Water crossings: Lots on Liberty Springs all open…we had to get our boots wet quite a bit Dogs…just a few, all well behaved Traction: Spikes up, and in between a few places and some bare booting. We carried our snowshoes all day. Lost & Found: broken glasses on Liberty (PEOPLE, PICK U" - shay-shay, Apr 15, 2017

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