Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Kearsarge, NH
Trails: Winslow Trail, Barlow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Winslow State Park. I was the last one off the mountain, and a state parks worker was waiting for me, as the WSP gate is now closed and locked for the winter. I assume it's the same on the Rollins side. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No issues. Blazes on both trails look to be refreshed since my last visit. Thanks! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Sure, but they are required to be leashed. 
Bugs: Nope. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing. 
Comments: A beautiful evening on Kearsarge for a sunset, up Winslow and down Barlow. Nearly 60 degrees when I started and about 40 when I got back. Both trails are wet and muddy, Barlow being more so. This made some of the ledges slick in places. Tremendous views in all directions in the clear air before the sun went down.

As noted above, the Winslow State Park gate is now closed and locked for the winter. I assume it's the same on the Rollins side as well. If you want to hike from this side, you will need to park at the gate and walk 0.7 mi. up the road.  
Name: KenM 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-11-19 
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