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Mt. Jackson
Carroll, NH, Hart's Location, NH, Bean's Grant, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking down the Webster-Jackson Trail
Looking down the Webster-Jackson Trail

Route: Webster-Jackson Trail

With the wet weather moving back in, I decided to head up to Jackson during a brief break in the rain. While I started under blue skies, clouds followed me up the mountain. The folliage on the lower portion of the trail was quite colorful.

Reaching the summit, I had views in all directions - and dark clouds in all directions. In fact, it appeared that the southern Presidentials were amongst the only peaks not being rained upon.

The headlamp went on shortly after the loop split. Fortunately, the rain held off until I was about .1 miles from the road.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Jackson
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, September 28, 2009
Hike Commenced: 4:20 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,900'
Destination: Mt. Jackson
Ascent Commenced: 4:20 PM
Summit Reached: 5:32 PM
Time Elapsed: 01:12
Trailhead Elevation: 1,905'
Summit Elevation: 4,052'
Distance: 2.6 miles
Vertical Gain: 2,322'
Hike Ended: 7:10 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:50
Hike Distance: 5.2 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 2,512'


Webster-Jackson Trail trailhead on Route 302
Webster-Jackson Trail trailhead on Route 302

Looking past Mt. Pierce at Mt. Eisenhower from Mt. Jackson - Click to enlarge
Looking past Mt. Pierce at Mt. Eisenhower from Mt. Jackson

Topographic map of Mt. Jackson - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 302 West from Bartlett into Carroll. There is a small parking lot on the left side of the road. Trailhead is located on the right side of the road, just after the parking lot and just before Saco Lake.

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