Melting on Lincoln

Peak Summited2019 Mount Lincoln
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadLafayette Camp Ground
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

We opted to hike Mt. Lincoln during the July Heat Wave – 90 degrees at the base! Whew! The trailhead was busy, and we utilized the shuttle service – helpful and friendly staff. The walk up was hot, but alongside a river. We had intended to do the Franconia loop trail, but due to the extreme heat, walked up the Falling Waters Tail to the Ridge Trail, passed by Little Haystack and then touched Mount Lincoln and came back how we started. The view – and breeze – at the top made it all worth it! An active sauna kind-of-day.

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