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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Beaver Brook ski trails, Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Only car in the beaver brook lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: As I was coming out through the back way (in berry bushes) to beaver brook I found three ticks. Never have seen them in the whites before quite a wakeup call. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Clear of snow through the first ~ 5 miles. The climb from the brook to the junction of Gale River/Garfield trail puts you back in winter. Spiked up to Galehead and switched to snowshoes. There are some bare spots on top of South but good snowshoe trail and easy to find all the way over to North. Continued down the steeps to Galehead with snowshoes and used them up to Galehead. Also used them on the way down until monorail became to thin. Very wet but thankfully conditions were warm. Saw my only hikers on the bench at the normal Gale River parking site.  
Name
Name: little brown mushroom 
E-Mail
E-Mail: camosteve955@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-04-30 
Link
Link: http:// 
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