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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails
Trails: Zealand Road, Zealand Trail, Twinway, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Wilderness Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 1, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Zealand Road closed. Parking at US 302 lot. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Slush, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easily rock hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Thanks to Charbs, Silverfox and Rocket21 for clearing blowdowns two weeks ago. I recall one or two small blowdowns on the entire traverse, easily stepped over.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: no water sources from just above Zealand Hut to the other side of Bondcliff. 
Bugs
Bugs: We heard a few but no bites. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: I lost a black diamond three way cliplock pole, red and silver, somewhere between the hut and Zealand.  
 
Comments
Comments: A great day for the traverse! Still some sloppy snow out there.
Wore trail runners paired with MSR snowshoes for the first time and found this to be an excellent combination for spring conditions. Carried boots just in case, they got a free ride all day.  
Name
Name: una_dogger 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-05-03 
Link
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