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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Herd path, North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Frost Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Gale River Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Haystack Road and Gale River Road closed. Parked one vehicle at the end of Trudeau Rd and the other at the end of Little River Road. Gale River Rd is very muddy. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: 3rd crossing of Little River was no problem, but the crossing of the Gale River on the Gale River Trail has a snowbridge that is about to collapse. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were various blowdowns but only one on the N Twin Trail needed to be crawled under. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Dogs might have trouble with some of the river crossings. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: We used light traction all the way to South Twin summit, but needed snowshoes going down to Galehead hut, up Galehead, on the Garfield Ridge Trail and for nearly all of the Gale River Trail. All trails except the Twinway down to the hut were broken out and easy to follow.  
Name
Name: Wearewolf 
E-Mail
E-Mail: rdbrgt@aol.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-03-27 
Link
Link: http:// 
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