Franconia Ridge Loop Hike Route Map

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

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