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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Kearsarge (attempt), NH
Trails
Trails: Access road, Winslow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, January 25, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: A little more room for parking after all that melting. Heed the "no parking" signs along Kearsarge Mountain Rd and Twist Hill Rd. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No crossings. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: After the recent torrential rain, there was some significant snowmelt along the access road and the Winslow Trail. On the flip side, there was some significant ice in areas, likely due to a rapid temperature drop. I turned back at the steep middle section of the Winslow Trail because of some gnarly glacier-like ice flows. I could also faintly see more ice flows above where I turned back. If I had all day, I'd at least give it a shot, but I started late, so I didn't want to chance it. If you do come here in the coming days, crampons wouldn't be out of the question to get up or down that icy area; light traction is fine otherwise.  
Name
Name: Spencer 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-01-25 
Link
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