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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Chocorua, NH
Trails
Trails: Piper Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Trailhead parking lot is not paved, however the owners of the house trailer at the end of the access road are charging $3 to park 500' from the trailhead ... better than parking on Route 16. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: 3 bridges and one snow bridge, all intact 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple of duck unders, step overs and a substantial blowdown.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Two dogs, no problems 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Trail is a little torn up with the early spring conditions and temperature inconsistencies. Few people out in t-shirts and sneakers ... no kidding. Summit was a little icy but manageable without crampons or ice axe. Great to be out.  
Name
Name: Dibble 
E-Mail
E-Mail: dmaggy at metrocast dot net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-04-05 
Link
Link: http:// 
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