|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Jefferson, NH|
||Jewell Trail, Gulfside, Jefferson Loop, Jewell Link|
|Date of Hike:
||Wednesday, March 10, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Park at Marshfield Station for a paltry ten bucks. Save a mile of hiking an unbroken trail. |
||Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Spring Snow |
||Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||The un-bridged water crossing near the Cog Rail is still holding up. Spring is coming, so be careful as always. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||A couple of easily navigated blow-downs, including one that I cut up with my folding saw. The rest are easily dodged, though that might change as the snow melts. Note that there was at least one deadwood leaner that's a bit precarious at the moment. Be careful that you don't duck under at the same time it decides to come crashing down. |
||A couple of pups out enjoying the fine weather, living their best lives. |
|Lost and Found:
||This was the day I've been waiting all winter for. Unbridled sun, a trail that was in amazing shape, and magnificent views that were cut short only by the curve of the earth... and a few nearby mountains that got in the way of seeing what's beyond. Breathtaking views into the Great Gulf, no clouds of any significance... almost unheard of weather! |
I was about to tick "skis" because over on the cog, a bunch of guys were hiking up and skiing down. Take that how you may.
Photos and a more detailed write-up are on my blog as always.
||Protean Wanderer |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.