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Mt. Pierce
Bean's Grant, NH

Mt. Pierce as seen from Mt. Jackson
Mt. Pierce as seen from Mt. Jackson

Summary
Mt. Pierce, formerly known as Mt. Clinton, is the second southernmost 4,000 foot peak in the Presidential Range. The partially wooded summit features excellent views of Mt. Washington. The peak is named after New Hampshire's only President, Franklin Pierce.

The seasonal AMC Mizpah Hut is located 0.8 miles south of Mt. Jackson, as well as the Nauman Tentsite.


Summit Elevation
4,310 feet

Summit Facilities
None.

Trails
The Webster Cliff Trail crosses over the summit of Mt. Pierce and can be reached via the Crawford Path.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
December 15, 2012 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,770'
October 27, 2012 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,830'
January 30, 2012 Crawford Path, more Moderate Moderate 2,470'
July 24, 2011 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Moderate Difficult 3,932'
July 17, 2011 Mt. Eisenhower Trail, more Difficult Difficult 4,595'
April 22, 2011 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,770'
December 26, 2010 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,098'
December 18, 2010 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,163'
February 21, 2010 Crawford Path, more Difficult Difficult 4,463'
December 31, 2009 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,048'
November 22, 2009 Jewell Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,098'
May 13, 2009 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,770'
April 19, 2009 Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, more Difficult Very Difficult 5,048'
March 28, 2009 Webster-Jackson Trail, more Difficult Difficult 5,343
January 3, 2009 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,770'
October 31, 2008 Crawford Path, more Moderate Moderate 2,470'
September 18, 2008 Crawford Path, more Moderate Difficult 3,770'
August 5, 2008 Crawford Path, more Moderate Moderate 2,470'
July 25, 2008 Webster-Jackson Trail, more Moderate Difficult 3,183'
April 8, 2008 Crawford Path, more Moderate Moderate 2,470'
December 26, 2007 Crawford Path, more Moderate Moderate 2,470'
June 26, 2007 Crawford Path, more Moderate Moderate 2,470'

More Information
- New Hampshire 4,000 Foot Peaks
- New England 4,000 Foot Peaks
- New England 100 Highest Peaks
- Franklin Pierce - The White House - The mountain's namesake
- Mt. Pierce Trail Conditions - NewEnglandTrailConditions.com




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