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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Kearsarge, NH
Trails
Trails: Access road, Winslow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Gate is plowed out but closed. Road still covered in ice and snow. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Icy; use caution 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: There is a neck gaiter/buff wrapped around the trail junction sign near the summit. 
 
Comments
Comments: Road run up is covered in snowmobile tracks and kind of icy.

First 1/3 of Winslow is icy, but not bad. Spikes were perfect. No rocks or roots showing yet.

Middle 1/3 of Winslow is ICY. The steep section at halfway is absolutely covered in hard, thick ice flow--use caution here. I went up and down it with Piper the first lap, but bypassed to the left (up) and right(down) on the second lap. This section sucks and, unless you have super sharp spikes, should be avoided.

Top 1/3 is more packed snow than ice. Some bare rock in the areas with exposed slab. Summit bare.

See Strava link for photos.  
Name
Name: Nate Weeks 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-03-27 
Link
Link: http://www.strava.com/athletes/14736603 
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