Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails: Herd path, Haystack Road, North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Frost Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Gale River Trail, Gale River Road, Beaver Brook XC ski trails
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Good, cleared parking at Beaver Brook and at the end of Little River Road. Plenty of room. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All were in great shape with the major crossing on the North Twin trail solidly bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: In the clear other than one crawl under on the North Twin Trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Uncle Walter had a great day with clear sailing all the way around and lots of new friends, including two young labs at the hut. 
Bugs: None visible. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Terrific day out on this loop with Carl's group! Most of us were in light tractions (microspikes, Hiilsounds, trail crampons) for the entire hike with a few folks using snowshoes at times. Trails were well packed other than a short section with some drifted snow between N & S Twin.  
Name: Uncle Walter 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-01-28 
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