Winter hike to Mt. Jefferson via Jewell Trail

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Trip dates: Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:00 AM

Mt Jefferson (5,716') is in the Presidential range and the third tallest mountain in New Hampshire. It provides amazing 360 degree views, including Mt Washington to the South. We will attempt to summit Mt Jefferson using the Jewell Trail and Gulfside Trail. We will gear up for above treeline winter conditions and hike at a moderate pace, covering roughly 9.4 miles and gaining approximately 3,000' of elevation.
Participants should have previous "above-treeline" winter experience and should have hiked a similar distance within the last few months.

Trip details

Activity: 
Trip region: 
New Hampshire, White Mountains
Trip state: 
NH
Leader: 
Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Ryan is a four-season hiking and backpacking leader with the AMC's Boston Chapter and Adventure Travel. She has completed the New Hampshire 4000 footers, hiked in the Baxter park area and explored some of the glaciated North-west peaks. International trips include hiking in the Scottish Highlands, Newfoundland, Iceland and New Zealand.

Coleader: 
Fatemeh Haghighatjoo

I love outdoor activities particularly winter hiking. I have completed the New Hampshire 4000 footers.

Trip location: 
Mt Jefferson
Keywords: 
Mt Jefferson
Status: 
Wait Listed
AMC Destination: 
Madison Spring Hut
Trip country: 
USA
Trip difficulty: 
A3B

Audiences

Adults (18+)

Registration

Registration required: 
Yes

Fees

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Creation date: 
2020-02-02 20:57:31.0
Last updated: 
2020-03-03 17:35:42.183