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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Tom, NH
Trails
Trails: Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at the Webster-Jackson trailhead, which was plowed and only held 2 other vehicles. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All water crossing easily passable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No recent trees down. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs today. 
Bugs
Bugs: No bugs. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: An assortment of gloves, hats and such at the trailhead kiosk. 
 
Comments
Comments: After Tuesday's heat wave, today's temps began in the low 20s. Perfect hiking weather. The trail was packed and frozen, solid as a sidewalk. Wore spikes for an easy stroll up the mountain. Carried snow shoes, and used them to reach a few viewpoints on the summit that lacked a packed trail. On the way up were occasional postholes left by some fool booting the summit in yesterday's heat. Most are easily avoidable. Higher up, however, the path up the head wall and the Mt Tom spur are heavily post holed, some knee deep or more. These are likely to become hazardous after the next snowfall covers them up.  
Name
Name: Tom Fernald 
E-Mail
E-Mail: tomfern55@rocketmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-06 
Link
Link: http:// 
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