Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Hale, Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails: Herd path, Firewardens Trail, Lend-A-Hand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, West Bond Spur, Bondcliff Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 4 cars at end of Little River road when we left. Lincoln Woods parking area very icy. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No blowdowns observed, but did get tired on getting hit in the face in some sections of Twinway and Bondcliff trail due to the dee snow on the treadway. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found Red OR glove on Lend a Hand trail, email me if yours. 
Comments: Primarily posted this report for found glove above as conditions most likely have changed after snow last night. Ron K and I hiked into Zealand Hut on Monday and spent the night at Zealand Hut and hiked out over the Bonds on Tuesday. Wore spikes to hut and both trails were well broken out. Put on snowshoes for most all of hike on Tuesday. Found it better to change to spikes or even bare boots on rocks and at Guyot and coming down Bond and on Bondcliff summit. Also used spikes to go down Hillary Stumble. It was a beautiful sunny day and we had the summits to ourselves. Found an interesting section of Bondcliff trail with significant postholing by a moose.  
Name: The Mayor 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-01-18 
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