Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, NH
Trails: Logging road, Benton Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, December 8, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Tunnel rd is washed out, so take 112 and then go left onto 116. In a couple miles, turn left onto Tunnel Stream rd. Same rd, just from the other side. Goes right to the logging rd. Logging rd starts where tunnel stream turns almost 180 degrees right where the guard rail starts 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One water crossing just after trail head was easily hopped. Beware icy rocks! Safer to step on slightly submerged rocks if boots definitely water proof. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail is in beautiful shape! Logging rd took a beating, but nothing in the way. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Would be easy for a dog used to the elements 
Bugs: Hahaha! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
Comments: Great winter trail! Done it twice recently and it's lovely. Bare booted all the way to summit though we were VERY careful. Spikes once back to trees for the first mile then back to boots. Only ran into one crazy trail runner heading down Beaver Brook. He looked to be having a great day though! Great day, but everyone be careful out there!  
Name: Monkey 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-12-08 
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