Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Cabot, NH
Trails: Unknown Pond Trail, York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 8, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Very small parking lot at York Pond trail. Better off parking at the trail head for Unkown Pond 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Couldn't pass the 1st stream at Unknown Pond trail,it was too deep and too wide. No problems on the other trails 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I don't see any problems bringing a dog 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We were planning on going up Unknown Pond trail, but .6 miles in we came to the first stream, it was very wide and pretty deep, no more ice bridges here. We ended up going up York Pond to Bunnell Notch, to Kilkenny Ridge. Two of us wore snowshoes going up on Saturday, husband had on trail crampons, he didn't post hole once. We probably didn't need snowshoes, the trail is pretty packed down. Spent the night at Cabot Cabin, came back same route on Sunday April 8th, no need for snow shoes, light traction is all we needed.
***The cabin is really nice, it's just too bad that some have the need to deface the walls, there are plenty of pads in there to write down your messages. Guessing they are the same ones that didn't feel like taking their trash out with them. We took the trash, but couldn't get the frozen cigarette butts out of the sink.  
Name: liz 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-04-09 
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