Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Webster, Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Webster-Jackson Trail, Webster Cliff Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, August 14, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot across 302 full at 1230pm. Plenty of roadside parking 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Low water at Silver Cascade, no crossing issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Well maintained. Could use a few more blazes, made an unintentional bushwack just above the Bugle Cliff trail split.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Good dog hike! Saw a few dogs, well behaved and having fun! 
Bugs: Not bad. A few gnats near wet areas, and some at the summits. Only a couple blackflies and mosquitos toward the bottom. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great day for a hike, weather sunny and in the upper 70's. Trail starts out easy. Took the side trails to Elephant Head and Bugle Cliff, nice views of the notch. Got sidetracked above Bugle Cliff and followed a previously bushwacked trail through the pines to the south of the main trail. Reconnected about 1/4 mile up (nice path in its own right). Went counterclockwise around the loop, going up Webster first. Dry trail, easily navigated. Steeper toward the top, some rock scrambles. Nice view around the summit. Over to Jackson, wet areas through the col (with boardwalks). Some rock scrambles up Jackson, the Grey Jays were friendly up there. Great views and visibility all around. Steady but steep descent off Jackson, evening off toward the loop split. 5h23m hike.
Name: Lion Tamer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-08-15 
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