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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Hancock, South Hancock, NH
Trails
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 6 or so spaces available around noon. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Even with the rain today, heavy at times, the crossings were easy. Low to moderate water flows.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blowdowns up high but easy to step over or bypass 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Bob W was gridding with his two dogs. No issues. 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
 
Comments
Comments: Spikes on before the water crossing at the base of the steeps going up N. No postholing if you stay on the rail. Rail up high was 1-2' with isolated sections with 3+'. Going down S with spikes was fine, slow but ok.  
Name
Name: Bill Cronin 
E-Mail
E-Mail: bill.cronin@quickservicesllc.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-05-11 
Link
Link: http:// 
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