Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Pierce, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Crawford Connector, Crawford Path, Webster Cliff Trail, Eisenhower Loop, Webster-Jackson Trail, roadwalk
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Took second spot on right upon entry to Mt. Clinton Rd. lot at 8:15. Not sure if cars filled the rest of the right side with reduced space but another hiker stated she had to park at Highland Center at 9:00. Not the huge lot you have in summer but plowed nicely. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blowdown just north of Mizpah; short walk around. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Kerchief on side of trail a little above Elephant Head Spur. 
Comments: Nice seeing a lot of familiar faces out today. Trails all packed out quite well except for Eisenhower-Pierce Col which had a number of paths running every which way. Best route was one farthest to west. Others were treading over uncovered vegetation. Hopefully with all the traffic today that path will get packed out noticeably for usage. I used microspikes from start to Eisenhower and over to Mizpah; then switched to snowshoes over to Jackson as trail had softened and spikes were balling up. Hillsound Pros used for Jackson summit and trip down Webster-Jackson. All fine today with postholing only off the beaten track.  
Name: franco 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-03-08 
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