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Ascent of Mount Jackson on 2010-03-20

Climber: Kevin Knight

Others in Party:Can't Find ClimberID Isaiah Knight
Date:Saturday, March 20, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Jackson
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4052 ft / 1235 m

Ascent Trip Report

We left Mount Webster with no trail towards Jackson in the snow. We went across the plateau and had a rough time getting across. We were victoms of air pockets in the snow many times . About 1/2 way we found a pair of Canadain Jay's and we preceded to feed them a part of a Cliff bar from hand, head, and even our teeth! Then we made the summit shortly after that.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:242 ft / 74 m
    Elevation Loss:2265 ft / 690 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:242 ft / 74 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:None
    Trailhead:Mount Webster  3910 ft / 1191 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2165 ft / 660 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:Jackson Br ,Jackson webster trail
    Trailhead:Elephant Head Parking lot  1887 ft / 575 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 15 Minutes



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