Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Webster-Jackson Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked further down from the AMC Highland Center at the Saco River trail head. Thought this was the entrance to the Webster-Jackson trail, but W-J starts further down the road! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Some, but very minor 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw many, many dogs but the ledge scramble at the end is probably difficult for them! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Arrived in the lot at 6:45am to cool temperatures in the 30s! There was fog hovering on the mountain tops, but the day promised to be sunny. Took the Webster-Jackson trail to Jackson summit. Trails were wet and icey in spots but nothing major. Unfortunately, the fog had not cleared by the time we reached the summit. No spectacular views for us, but an enjoyable hike none the less. Summit was chilly with a coating of frost and ice! Only major challenge of the hike is the ledge scramble at the end. It doesn't last long and pretty soon you're at the top but may be difficult for furry companions. Met very few people on the ascent, but met loads of people on the way down. Many chose to start the hike a little later for the promised sun in the late morning/afternoon.  
Name: New England Librarian 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-10-08 
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