|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Kearsarge, NH|
||Kearsarge Mountain Road, Winslow Trail, Barlow Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Sunday, April 5, 2015|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||room for numerous cars at the base of the state park road. |
||Ice - Black, Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes |
||Snowshoes, Light Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||a couple blowdowns on winslow trail. |
|Lost and Found:
||the road up to the trailhead had full snow cover which was a bit wet and sticky. winslow trail was mostly snow covered and pretty chewed up by booters. a fair bit of blue ice in spots low then in the middle section of the trail there was a lot of blue ice and we chose to bushwhack around a couple of the worst sections. uppper ledges still had good snow cover then were open rock just below the summit. barlow had good snow coverage with a bit of boiler plate and ice up high then mostly hard chewed up snow until it softened lower down.|
nice day to be on kearsarge. great views and warm temps with a nice strong breeze on top.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.