Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bondcliff, Mt. Bond, West Bond, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Wilderness Trail, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, December 16, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossing were doable but a couple were tricky. Big brook 1/2 way down Wilderness trail was one of the trickiest. First 3 brook crossings on Bondcliff were rock hoppable with care (and poles). 4th was frozen over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Few blowdowns on Wilderness trail. One was a walk around. Just a couple of the Bondcliff Trail and two duck-unders on the West Bond Spur. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Just a dusting of snow at Lincoln Woods when I went in and returned but it was snowing hard while I was getting in the car to leave. Just enough snow to cover the ice on the LW trail. I went without traction until the stairs after the 3rd brook crossing on the Bondcliff trail. Stayed with those until ascending Bond. Snow was drifted to about knee deep so I switched to snowshoes. Nice snow over to West Bond. Started sunny, snowed crossing the Bonds and back and then the sun started to come back out when I hit Bondcliff on the return. Wind had picked up but was only 10-15 MPH. Spotted a Saw-Whet Owl again right next to the trail. 2nd time in a month after never seeing one in the wild.  
Name: TimC 
E-Mail: tjcharboneau(at) 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-12-16 
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