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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Willey, NH
Trails
Trails: Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, April 29, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot was fine and clear 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All were fine. Rock-hop possible. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: We found a dry bag that had a down coat in it frozen under the snow on the Willey Range Trail and left it at the Highland Center 
 
Comments
Comments: Trail started dry, some areas wet and muddy, and some with running water on the trail. Monorail was there on occasion but avoidable for the most part so we were in bare boot until the junction. Then we put spikes on and the monorail was relatively stable. Once you step off-you sink. We had an 8:30 summit so things were pretty solid on the way up for us, for the most part. The ladder area was fine with spikes but took it slowly and carefully. Some partially covered and some clear but just with minimal ice/snow on step. Snow pack is high on summit. We put full crampons on for the descent, and switched to spikes after the ladder section and back to bare boot around the junction. Perfect weather.  
Name
Name: Pickles 
E-Mail
E-Mail: rebeccasmithphotography@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-04-29 
Link
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