Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Wildcat D, Wildcat C, Wildcat B (attempt), Wildcat A (attempt), NH
Trails: Polecat ski trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, November 30, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty at 7am at the ski area 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing to worry about 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I was able to walk over one blowdown between Wildcat C and D. A couple who came after me removed it so other than a lot of duckunders the WRT is clear between Wildcat D and Wildcat C 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Maybe on the packed trail, but it is still hard going with all the new snow. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing 
Comments: Walked up Polecat before the skiers got on the trails. At the top of Wildcat D I found the WRT partially packed from the group of 3 who had been through a couple of days ago. Most of it had blown back in, but there was a solid base all the way to the blowdown about 1/2 way between Wildcat C and D. I stepped over the blowdown and proceeded to Wildcat C very slowly since I was breaking trail alone. It took a long time for me to get there because on the 2-3 steep pitches up C there was 3'-4' of snow to pack. The flat stretches had about 18" of powder. Wildcat C is broken out and I met one couple between C and D on the way back who also cut down the blowdown. Not sure how far they made it. Wildcat will have to wait for another day!  
Name: ScottD 
E-Mail: sadresser at gmail 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-11-30 
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