Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Webster-Jackson Trail, Webster Cliff Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We parked at Elephant's Head which was winged in by the plow. Might be tough for low clearance getting over the hump created until more cars mash it down 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues on any crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Nothing noted along our journey 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several dogs out today. I don't know how they would have faired above treeline today, it was gnarly 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A FINE day to be out. The first truly cold day so far this season, a great way to test out winter gear. The trees have donned their winter coats finally. Through most of the trail, it looked as if it was a sticky wet snow last night before it switched over to fluffy stuff. It was slushy underneath until about 3600 where blue ice appears under the snow. Depths ranging from 2 inches down low to about 6 up high. Not enough snow for snowshoes at this time, far too boney. A few drifts closer to the summit at my knee, but you had to try and find those. Just below the ledges, we suited up for battle. The wind was truly howling above our heads. At the time we summited, MWOBS had Wash @ 80 sustained (obviously not saying this was the wind 2200ft lower). I would say the wind was about 25-30 with a couple gusts that knocked us around. It was the strongest winds I have been in in a long time. Definately no nonsese above timber. MWOBS mesonet info had 4k @ 11 above at this time, with these winds, absolutely below freezing. Plenty of traffic today despite the weather, with several parties that had turned back.  
Name: The Teal Goat & katiedk_ 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-11-27 
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