Mount Pierce Climber's Log

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laman711 - Jan 1, 2020 3:26 am Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2019

Winter snow shoe accent  Sucess!

Climbed this in snow shoes after a few inches of snowfall. Trail was fine with minimum wind exposure until last 5 minutes / 100 feet.


wannabepeakbagger - Jul 26, 2017 3:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2017

crawford path  Sucess!

Last one of the day on the way back from Mt Washington. Getting kinda warm by this time of day


wanderweg83 - Aug 20, 2016 1:35 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2016

Pierce  Sucess!

First summit of the day on my way north to Monroe. A nice, quick detour from Crawford Path, with some brilliant views north and east.


Felcie - Jun 7, 2016 3:23 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 2016

First trip  Sucess!

First summit on my quest to hit them all


stinkycheezman33 - May 15, 2016 6:26 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2015

Great hike  Sucess!

Presidential Traverse in a day. Amazing hike.


technicolorNH - May 7, 2015 12:21 am Date Climbed: May 6, 2015

Short hike but a tough day  Sucess!

I missed this peak on my Presidential Traverse in 2012 so I came back for it. The plan was to get Jackson and Webster too but after postholing for hours I was inclined to come back for the other two in the summer. Another hiker I ran into on the way down said it took him two hours to go from the summit of Jackson to the Mitzpah hut. Hard work.


Lenny72 - Aug 29, 2014 1:27 am

Mount Pierce Climb  Sucess!

Pitched tent near Mizpah Hut and climbed Pierce and Eisenhower with Chris in relatively poor winter conditions.


MelNino - Oct 28, 2013 9:01 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013


Cool hike, stopped at Mizpah hut and enjoy the blueberry cake. Had to dash back to avoid a storm.


ajberry - Aug 31, 2013 11:35 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2013

Presidential traverse with Ryan Draft and Jamie Gagnon  Sucess!

Presidential traverse with Ryan Draft and Jamie Gagnon. A peak boasting my wife's surname!


Luc - Aug 28, 2013 9:58 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 1997

first on traverse  Sucess!

on the way


JRaphaelson - Aug 17, 2013 12:33 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2013

Route: Presi Traverse  Sucess!

Did as part of a 1 day presi traverse. Wonderful weather and great views on all summits.


rickford - Mar 18, 2013 9:21 am Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2013

I learned something...  Sucess!

This was my first winter hike in the Whites. The plan was to camp atop Mt. Pierce and then hit Eisenhower, Monroe, and Mount Washington the following day.

My solo camping experience atop Mt. Pierce was amazing. But, that was to be the highlight of the trip.

My canister stove died in the sub-zero temps so I had little water. I lost my balaclava somewhere in my pack. This left my face freezing in the high, cold wind. Most of all though, I didn't have any snowshoes or crampons. I was post-holing up to my crotch every other step. At one point I slipped into a snow-drift so deep than I was literally up to my neck in it. It took several frigid minutes trying to dig myself out.

Needless to say, I simply wasn't prepared to make it over to Eisenhower and beyond. I intend to buy some snow-shoes and a liquid fuel stove before I try such a trip again.

Beautiful place though, despite the failure! I'll try and post to photos soon.


xchallenging - Dec 5, 2012 10:11 pm

friendly trail  Sucess!

mostly within treeline


ljbailey - Nov 17, 2012 11:49 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2010

Traverse  Sucess!

awesome hike, did it with a torn gut!


RockOn - Sep 28, 2012 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2012

2 down...  Sucess!

presi traverse. good hike. great snacks at the hut!

ape - Aug 25, 2012 10:13 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

presi traverse dayhike  Sucess!

Part of a north-to-south presi traverse dayhike, Madison to Webster. Great conditions until just before the Mizpah hut, at which point there was some lightning and hail.


LP - Jul 16, 2012 9:59 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2012

Southern Presi Traverse  Sucess!

Up Eisenhower and over Pierce day 1. Camped at Nauman, and headed to Jackson the next day... though a bear made us change course and head down Crawford!


jcoalter - Apr 11, 2012 8:56 am Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2012

Windy Day and Gray Jay

Windy out of the trees, but clear skies and a gray jay for company on top. Went on to Eisenhower after.


LP - Feb 23, 2012 9:24 am Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2012

Awesome trip with a group of Gray Jays following us.  Sucess!

Nice views up top... not nearly as cold as other 4,000 footers have been this winter!


Kristin5berry - Feb 10, 2011 4:22 am Date Climbed: Jan 17, 2011

winter frost

great pics at the summit

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