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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Kearsarge, NH
Trails
Trails: Access road, Winslow Trail, Barlow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, March 31, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Do not block gate, parking on side of access road or across road. Note the signs for no parking areas, 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All can be crossed but bridges are getting soft so use caution. Note that Winslow as water running down the trail over and under the ice. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blowdowns on Winslow but all can be stepped over or bypassed and are not a hinderance 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Road walk up access road is uneventful and packed ice / snow from foot traffic and snow-mobiles. Winslow is pretty much 90% ice all way to just before junction with Barlow trail before summit. Barlow is ore hard packed monorail with some ice in stretches but is the safer non-ice route. Winslow was fantastic to ascend as th running water over / under the ice was carving great patterns and channels. The 1/2 way rock area is spectacular ice that can be bypassed or a good chance to practice with Crampons, it is beautiful but yes a bit slick and wet!! Summit overall bare with some muddy areas and very windy today. Note there is broken glass from some of the tower windows that are now boarded up, this is the north facing windows towards the communication tower. Pick some up and little by little there will be less glass by end of spring. Rain started about 1 hour after descending and mountain encased in fog after that.  
Name
Name: cheinselman 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-03-31 
Link
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