Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Chocorua, NH
Trails: Brook Trail, Liberty Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 6, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking on Paugus Road lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rock hop 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Faded and small blazes on Brook Trail combined with open forest and leaves on the trail bed made for a few instances where I wasn't entirely sure I was on the trail. Fresh water bar work on Liberty Trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Plenty of water on the trail for the four-legged friends 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found some dog tags on Brook Trail, look to be expired 
Comments: A fantastic day! I took Brook Trail up .... snow made an appearance at around 2,000' but wasn't ever a concern. Ice on the trail and ledges above the Bee Line Trail junction were more of a problem but I didn't think traction was required. Folks coming up from either Piper or Champney Falls had on spikes, so I figure the northern approaches were more sketchy. Liberty Trail for the descent had snow on the trail for a short run, but again nothing to warrant traction. Swampy leaf-covered sections were a PITA on Liberty, but the friendly-on-the-knees slope of the trail is a fair trade-off.  
Name: EStorm 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-12-07 
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