Mt. Jefferson

Elevation (feet): 5,716
Elevation (meters): 1,742
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: White Mountains
State: New Hampshire
Latitude: 44.3044
Longitude: -71.3181
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Manchester, NH
Convenient Center: North Conway

Thanks to Garth Dickerman for adding this peak.

Third highest in the state of NH. It has several false summits. This peak affords great views of Mt. Washington, the great gulf, the northern Presidentials, and the western Whites.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 6 trip reports for Mt. Jefferson.

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  • Log #22033 - by Etienne Gosselin on Aug 03, 2010
    Climbed Mount Washington, then kept going to Clay and then Jefferson. Lot of people on Mt Washington but basically no one after that point. Mount Jefferson is a lot nicer than mount Washington in my...
  • Log #21867 - by dehringer on Jan 28, 2010
    Good climb
  • Log #21118 - by Monica Trust on Dec 16, 2007
    The climb to the summit was extremely fun. The weather conditions at the trail head was mild with warm temps at 70 degrees. At about 500 feet from the summit the weather was drastically different. It...
  • Log #15206 - by Yury Konev on Sep 07, 2004
    Summited via the Gulfside Trail from Madison
  • Log #15207 - by Bob Ellis on Nov 06, 2000
    It was a nice, fall day in Maine with no snow. Got to the parking area for the mountain and found 3-4 inches on the ground. I still hiked shorts and all. The weather wasn't bad so I didn't freeze.
  • Log #15208 - by Lauren Cook on Sep 27, 2000
    Via the Caps Ridge trail, on the way to Washington. It was a beautiful day!