Presidential Range

Current Presidential Range Trail Conditions

Mt Washington Avalanche Center posts advisories for the Presidential Range. Last known advisory was:
Posted Apr 21: Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines are under a late season General Avalanche Advisory.  You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain. General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated earlier as conditions warrant.... See MWAC website for more details.
Pinned to Assumed Region: 44.269,-71.293
First Reported: April 21st
Checked for updates: April 23rd


The trail conditions below are the most recent available, compiled for The Presidential Range. See Current Hiking Trail Conditions Map for additional trip reports and information. The Presidential Range Weather changes very quickly. I recommend you check both the MWOBS Higher Summits Forecast as well as the NOAA recreational forecast below.

RECREATION FORECAST FOR SUMMITS ABOVE 4000 FEET IN NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MAINE


TONIGHT: SUMMITS OBSCURED THIS EVENING... THEN SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OR SLEET THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH... EXCEPT NORTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 9 BELOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
THURSDAY: SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS IN THE MORNING... THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S... EXCEPT IN THE LOWER 30S AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH... EXCEPT NORTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET. GUSTS UP TO 90 MPH IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 8 BELOW IN THE MORNING.
NOAA Recreational Forecast KGYX 2014-04-23 4PM

Mt. Madison (5367) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
  • Apr 07 | Mt Madison, NH via Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Howker Ridge, Slyvan Way | NETC Trip Report
  • Apr 05 | Adams 4 via Lowes Path, Gray Knob, Spur, Amphibrach, Sylvan Way 4/4/14 - 4/5/14 | VFTT Trip Report
  • Apr 05 | Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH via Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Gulfside, Air Line | NETC Trip Report
Mt Madison Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 9AM


Mt. Adams (5774) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
  • Apr 20 | Adams, NH via Sylvan, Beechwood, Brookside, L. Bruin, Valley, U.Bruin, Airline, Lowes, Spur, Randolp | NETC Trip Report
  • Apr 17 | Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Adams, Mt. Madison, NH via Jewell, Gulfside, Jefferson Loop, Gulfside, Lowes Path | NETC Trip Report
  • Apr 01 | Sam Adams, NH via Lowe`s Path, Randolph Path, Israel Ridge, Gulfside Trail, snowfields | NETC Trip Report
Mt Adams Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 10AM


Mt. Jefferson (5712) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
Mt Jefferson Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 10AM


Mt. Washington (6288) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
  • Apr 22 | 2014 Happy Earth Day White Mountains | SNHP Trip Report
  • Apr 21 | Monroe, Washington, Clay, Jefferson from the Cog Railway station, NH via Ammonusuc Ravine, Crawford | NETC Trip Report
  • Apr 21 | Monroe/Washington/Clay/Jefferson from the Cog Station | VFTT Trip Report
Mt Washington Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 10AM


See MWOBS: THE STANDARD WINTER CLIMBING ROUTE. This winter route is still very steep, and can be very icy.

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Mt. Monroe (5384) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
Mt Monroe Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 10AM


Mt. Eisenhower (4780) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
Mt Eisenhower Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 2PM


Mt. Pierce (4310) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
Mt Pierce Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 10AM


Mt. Jackson† (4052) Trip Reports

Last 3 Trip Reports: (more)
Mt Jackson Listing Updated: 2014-04-23 10AM


Mt. Jackson was named after the geologist Charles Thomas Jackson. Not President Andrew Jackson.

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