Ascent of Mount Webster on 2010-03-20

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Others in Party:Kevin knight
Date:Saturday, March 20, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Webster
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3910 ft / 1191 m

Ascent Trip Report

it was the best spring day we could find, it was around 70 degrees in just mid march, me and my brother climbed Mt. Webster by ourselves, we got to the fork to go to Webster and Jackson we wanted to go to the smaller one first because we would get more elevation. we were the only ones who climbed Mt. Webster it looked like all year, we followed the blazers up, about 3/4 of the way up we lost the trail and blazed the rest of the way up to the top, i believe we were the only ones who made it to the top that day. We couldn't find the trail to go over to Mt. Jackson so we blazed our way over there to the summit hoping to bag a 4,000 footer. (first of the year) this trail (Webster Cliff Trail) was not maintained and hard to follow, i would not recommend it to younger hikers but ambitious ones and dedicated to the sport of Mt. Hiking! but overall a successful hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2307 ft / 702 m
    Total Elevation Loss:142 ft / 43 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
mid 60's hot at times, breezy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2023 ft / 616 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:Webster Cliff Trail
    Start Trailhead:Jackson Webster parkinglot  1887 ft / 575 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way out:142 ft / 43 m
    Gain on way out:284 ft / 86 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:No trail
    End Trailhead:Mt. Jackson  4052 ft / 1235 m
    Time:2 Hours 

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