Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Webster Jackson Trail, Webster Cliff Trail, Mizpah Cutoff, Crawford Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, July 26, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot full as usual with cars lining 302 - found a nice spot right across from the trailhead 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy hop 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Webster Cliff Trail - there is one section of bog bridge past the Jackson Summit that has sunk beneath the mud! It was covered with some twigs - be careful navigating - if on the bog bridge the mud is a couple of tenths of an inch off and you're really in the mud! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Mostly easy, saw a few canines needing help up and down the summit steeps, plenty of water along this route today. 
Bugs: Out! Applied 100% deet numerous times - as I sweated it off the bugs of course found an opening to attack! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Trip to Jackson taking the long route back. For those on the webster cliff heading to Mizpah watch out for the sunken bog bridge - you'll know it by the twigs thrown on top. I used poles as probes to make sure I stayed on and avoided the depths off to both sides. Story of the day was mud on Webster Jackson and Webster cliff - mostly easy to navigate but a few spots that you just need to power through. Sank above my ankles a number of times. Been a while since I was on crawford path - there were a number of spots of running water that I didn't recall from past hikes but nothing can just walk on through. Mizpah and the tentsite both full on this day.  
Name: Brian from Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-07-29 
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