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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, November 27, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy rock hop but beware of icy rocks 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail now goes exactly over summit of East Osceola due to blowdown. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Steep and icy. Some dogs might have issues. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Wore Hillsound spikes for most of the route today; however, on the steeps was wishing for front points. Someday maybe I'll learn... Full crampons are not overkill for these peaks in icy conditions. Some adventurous soul came up from the Waterville Valley side with nubby potato-scrubber grade traction devices but continued over the top and down to Tripoli Road so we never met.

Quite wintry on the ridge with mini drifts and tracks getting blown in pretty quickly. I did not linger. Did the Chimney bypass on ascent, bypass of the bypass on descent.  
Name
Name: Snowflea 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-11-29 
Link
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