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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Willey, Mt. Field, NH
Trails
Trails: Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail, Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues at highland and willey station 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings are high, but crossable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I mainly am writing this trip report for the trail maintainer. I am not sure if this trail is actually maintained anymore. From Ethan Pond junction to Willey summit on WRT there is between 15 and 20 blowdowns (substantial). From Willey summit to Field I lost count at 30 blowdowns (again, substantial), some are axe worthy. The trail is a jungle gym and frustrating, reminds me of the aftermath of the halloween storm. Water bars are clogged. Needs lots of love. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: lots of dogs on avalon 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: A quick hike to get the heart pumping before breakfast. As noted in trail maintenance section, this trail needs some serious love, some of the blowdowns on the trail may turn folks back. There is over 50 blowdowns across the trail between AT junction of WRT and Field. Great views of the Presi and Pemi, despite the effort  
Name
Name: The Teal Goat & Hallie 
E-Mail
E-Mail: sea2thebiscuit@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-10-20 
Link
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