Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2010-07-28

Climber: Karen Lemieux

Date:Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Jefferson
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5712 ft / 1741 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mount Jefferson 5716
Distance 11.0 Miles Round Trip
Book Time 8 Hr 0 Min
Elevation Gain 3215 Ft
Difficulty Advanced - Above Tree Line Travel

We will start at the Cog Railway parking lot. We will take the Jewell Trail to the Gulfside Trail to the Mount Jefferson Loop Trail. We will then turn around and re trace our steps back to the car.

Trail Dist. El Gain/Loss
Jewell Trail to Gulfside 3.7 Miles +2900 Ft
Gulfside to Jefferson Loop 1.5 Mile -25 Ft
Jefferson Loop to Main Peak 0.3 Mile +340 Ft

Jewell Trail has a constant but seldom steep grade. There are some switchbacks above tree line. We will come out just below Mount Clay. We will then take a left on the Gulfside Trail and continue on towards Jefferson.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Jewell Trail to Gulfside

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