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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Hale, NH
Trails
Trails: Zealand Road, Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Lend-A-Hand Trail, Hale Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 19, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Rte. 302 and walked up Zealand Road. Plenty of parking. Watch out for large blocks of ice on trail from lot to Zealand Road. Rain and melting raised the Zealand River high enough to make the trail difficult in areas. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rock hopping, Snow bridges 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blowdown on Lend-A-Hand that could be stepped over. Otherwise, trails were in very good condition. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: NA 
 
Comments
Comments: This was my first time to Zealand Hut. Made it to Z Cliff and Z Peak in daylight and came back with headlamp. Only light snow on Saturday night and Sunday morn. The hut was full and the caretaker was excellent.  
Name
Name: Gammy 
E-Mail
E-Mail: KerGama@charter.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-01-21 
Link
Link: http:// 
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