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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Kearsarge, NH
Trails
Trails: Access road, Winslow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 17, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot closed, parking limited -- at gate or on roadside 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Black, Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Goggles, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water areas frozen and snow-covered 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No problems with blow-downs or other issues apparent 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Snow dense and packed "styrofoam" on trail, deep off trail with crust in some areas. Snow mobile tracks under power line make for easy walking there.

Winslow trail offered good protection from wind. Temperature on trail around 10 degrees. Above tree line wind very strong at 40-50 mph -- enough to blow one off balance with temperature around 8 degrees, approximate windchill around -17/-24. Able to stop and get some shelter at old look-out cabin porch before commencing onto descent.

Great hike, besides wind above tree line which was exciting in and of itself, climbing was easy and vigorous.  
Name
Name: Tartan Trooper Hat 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-02-17 
Link
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