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Mts Monroe & Eisenhower - Hiking

Mt. Monroe (5,384ft) Elevation Gain: 2,500ft Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine, Mt. Monroe Loop, Crawford Path, Mt. Eisenhower Loop, Edmands Path Mt. Franklin (5,003ft) Elevation Gain: Mt. Eisenhower (4,780ft) Elevation Gain: 350 ft Hut: Lakes In The Clouds Elevation: 5,012ft Distance: 8.2 miles roundtrip Duration: 7.0 hrs My 4000+ Peak #13 & #14 Listed 4000+: #4 & #11 Difficulty: Very Strenuous Bagged another two peaks today! Can I get a woot woot! Since I just started hiking this January 1st, I set my goal for peakbagging the NH 48 4000ft+ to 12 summits for this year. But earlier today I bagged my 13th and 14th atop the summits of Mounts Monroe and Eisenhower! Sweet stoke! I'm exhausted as I write this not only because this was a fairly long hike above 5000 feet, but because I only got 3½ hours of sleep last night. I normally have no problems getting to sleep but I was so excited about today's hike and add to that the prospect of snow atop Mt. Einsenhower...well, my min