Mount Jefferson

Date of Hike: 4/13/15

Jewell Trail: 3.0 miles /  Gulfside Trail: 1.3 miles  /  Jefferson Loop Trail: 0.6 miles /  Gulfside Trail: 1.3 miles /  Jewell Trail: 3.0 miles
Total Miles: 9.13 (4,000 feet elevation gained)

 Starting the hike off at the lower lot at the end of Base Station Road at Marshfield Gog Railroad Station

 Above treeline the views open up and one can spot the tracks above Burt Ravine to the south

 Whitney and Denise make a bee line for the Gulfside Trail towards the upper end of the Jewell Trail

 A quickly evaporating snowfield on the western flanks of Mount Clay

 Mount Monroe

 Hiking north on the Gulfside Trail to Mount Jefferson

 On the Jefferson Loop Trail along Monticello Lawn

Views from the top of Mount Jefferson

The powerful sun is melting away the snow on the ridge.  Monticello Lawn with Mount Clay and Washington

Mount Adams to the north

Heading back down the Jewell Trail and checking out old Pepper Ass

Route for the day, click here for details

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