Ascent of Mount Pierce on 2019-11-23

Climber: Scott Burns

Others in Party:Cheryl and Anthony
Date:Saturday, November 23, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Pierce
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4310 ft / 1313 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the Clinton Rd parking area. Hike to trailhead of the Webster Jackson Trail. There is a tree hanging at junction of the Webster Cliff Trail beware. There is a danger sign on the tree. This is before the waterfall. Microspikes is a must with poles. Summit Mount Webster. Great views especially Mount Washington in the snow. Hiking to Jackson is on the ridge so it is easier then hiking up to Mount Webster. Then to Mount Pierce some ice climbing. Ice pick would be great but microspikes did the trick. After stopping at the hut a steep climb but room for lots of people. Very windy. Snow drifts where at base and on trail from the day before snow falls. 60 mile hour winds. Hike down the
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Start Trailhead:Webster Jackson Trailhead  
    Time:4 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Crawford Path  
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes

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