Little Haystack Mountain -- 4,760'

Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Moosilaukee, & the Franconia Ridge


Various hiking and backpacking trips in the White Mountains of New Hampshire from my years at Plymouth State College, NH...


Mt Eisenhower Trailhead GPS Coordinates: 44.248935, -71.391638

Mileage Hiked: 6.2 miles                        Difficulty: VERY HARD (Petzoldt Rating: 11.70 )

Min. Elevation: 2,030'                             Max. Elevation: 4,780'

Total Vertical Gain: 2,750'                      Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 887'

Trails Used: Edmands Path


Mt Moosilauke Trailhead GPS Coordinates: 43.993768, -71.814953

Mileage Hiked: 7.8 miles                       Difficulty: EXTREME (Petzoldt Rating: 13.00 )

Min. Elevation: 2,380'                            Max. Elevation: 4,802'

Total Vertical Gain: 2,600'                     Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 333'

Trails Used: Appalachian, Gorge Brook


Franconia Ridge Trailhead GPS Coordinates: 44.141861, -71.680908

Mileage Hiked: 8.5 miles                         Difficulty: EXTREME (Petzoldt Rating: 16.30 )

Min. Elevation: 1,770'                              Max. Elevation: 5,260'

Total Vertical Gain: 3,900'                       Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 459'

Trails Used: Falling Waters, Franconia Ridge, Old Bridal


Fall 1995 - Spring 1996