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Mount Lafayette, Franconia

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Mount Lafayette is a 5,249-foot (1,600 m) mountain at the northern end of the Franconia Range in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States. It lies in the town of Franconia in Grafton County, and appears on the New England Fifty Finest list of the most topographically prominent peaks in New England. The mountain's upper reaches are located in the alpine zone, an area where only dwarf vegetation exists due to the harsh climate.

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  • Simply an astonishing hike! The views are incredible. This was my first serious hike and I have to warn you that you do need to be prepared. You need to be in good shape! Bring sufficient fluids... 
    Simply an astonishing hike! The views are incredible. This was my first serious hike and I have to warn you that you do need to be prepared. You need to be in good shape! Bring sufficient fluids...  more »
  • This was a beautiful hike! I highly recommend it for anyone with a moderate to high fitness level. We saw kids (youngest around 8 years old) and small dogs doing this hike. Parking: The main lot... 
    This was a beautiful hike! I highly recommend it for anyone with a moderate to high fitness level. We saw kids (youngest around 8 years old) and small dogs doing this hike. Parking: The main lot...  more »
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  • Definitely not easy, especially for beginners. will make you question life. Highly recommend.
  • Tough climb but amazing views along the ridge!

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