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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, NH
Trails
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Cog Railway
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, April 29, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 4 cars in the hiker parking 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No probelm 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Baxter was not with me today. I am glad because I'm not sure he would make it up the Ammo Trail 
Bugs
Bugs: nope 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Someone started up the Ammo Trail with no traction so they turned around and butt slid all the steep ice. Snow starts right at the trailhead. Put old microspikes on until past Gem Pool and then the ice starts. Had to switch to crampons as there is a couple of inches of snow on hard ice. I don't think I would have made it without crampons, the Hillsounds were not enough. Once at the hut there are deep drifts of snow all the way to the summit of Washington. Lot of post holing. Used all forms of traction microspikes, Hillsound Trail Crampons and 10 point cramponsand was able to bare boot most of the way down as the ground is bare by the Cog.





 
Name
Name: BAXTERSMOM 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-04-29 
Link
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