Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, Mt. Tom, Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail, Willey Range Trail, Mt. Tom Spur, Webster-Jackson Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Crawford Depot parking lot unplowed. Parked along 302 shoulder as did many other cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings solidly bridged on A-Z and Webster-Jackson 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One duck-under and one step-over on Willey Range heading towards Willey. Trails are in fine shape! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw several pups out enjoying the beautiful day 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Such lovely conditions out there for my 1000th 4k summit!

Snowshoes are definitely the way to go on Tom, Field, and Willey. A-Z and Avalon were smooth and decently packed-down when I headed up. Broke out Willey Range over to Willey and was treated with unexpectedly lovely undercast/views. Willey Range from Field to Tom is in good shape, as is the Mt. Tom spur. A-Z to the Avalon intersection has some postholes, but fortunately nothing too bad as those barebooting were also sledding :)

Webster-Jackson is a super-packed-highway. I snowshoed as I headed straight over there from Crawford Depot, but one could use light traction if inclined. The summit ledges are covered in a couple inches of powder and were easy to get up/down.  
Name: LRiz 
E-Mail: larisa [dot] dannis [at] gmail [dot] com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-03-26 
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