|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH|
||Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Monday, April 29, 2019|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||A few icy patches but otherwise in good shape. |
||Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) |
||Light Traction, Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||Easy rock-hops. Water levels quite low. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Couple of blowdowns on Greeley Pond tr. and a couple of the newer bog-bridges have collapsed.
Couple of blowdowns on Mt. Osceola tr. before the ridge. Leaners and blowdowns - 6-8 - along the ridge. Some still partly buried in the snow. |
||Great outing for Lucy. She had no difficulties. Good conditions for dogs that are used to Spring conditions. |
|Lost and Found:
||Monorail narrow but solid - intermittent until about 1/2 mile up Mt. Osceola tr. Getting softer as the day progressed. No ice anywhere. Several snow-free patches emerging along the ridge - incl. the Chimney and the Chimney by-pass - both completely snow-free.|
Snowshoes went for a ride and they will be of no further use on these trails until next winter. We used Hillsounds ascending and full crampons descending (on the steep sections).
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.