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Pierce and Jackson, New Hampshire

A climb up the two southernmost peaks of the Presidential Range
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 15 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview :  This is a great loop trail that will take you up Mt. Webster and along the mountain's cliffs on the way up, then head over the... more »

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Points of Interest

Walk south down the road past Saco lake and then look for the Webster Cliff trail heading into the woods to the west.

2. Mt. Webster & Webster Cliffs

The Webster Cliff trail reaches to the top of Mt. Webster at 3.3 miles and then the top of Jackson at 4.7 and the Mitzpah hut at 6.4.

3. Mt. Jackson

This 4,052' foot peak is the southernmost peak of the Presidential Range.

4. Mitzpah Hut

This hut is nestled just to the south of Mt. Pierce. Check it out.

5. Mt. Pierce Summit

This partially wooded summit at 4,312' is also sometimes called Mt. Clinton.