Madison Spring Hut via Old Jackson Road

1 review #59 hike out of 686 in
7.0 mi
Distance
3 hrs 7 min
Time
terrain
3,278 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult one way trail to Madison Spring Hut in White Mountain National Forest. This is a 3 hour climb DOWN, if you choose to go UP it will be more around 5 and a half hours.

This trail goes by Low's Bald Spot, Osgood Tentsite, and Mount Madison.

Getting Started

This is a great trail of you are looking for the full experience Presidential Traverse but should be taken serious at a multiple day adventure. The hike is nontechnical but very long with excellent views and a few nice waterfalls.


Sights to See


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    1 month, 3 weeks ago
    The first time I went this route I was planning a single day presidential traverse, little did I know that was almost impossible due to the added mileage of the trail. but the second time I really took In the views of the trail and it is very nice. there are a lot of waterfall views and a pretty awesome bridge you get to cross right at the beginning of the Osgood Cutoff (3.5 miles)
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