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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Tom, Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, NH
Trails
Trails: Avalon Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur, Willey Range Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Ice bridges were stable in the morning, but not stable after traffic in the afternoon.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some blowdowns that required going under/over, but nothing crazy.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Avalon Trail-->AZ Trail-->Tom Spur-->Willey Range-->Avalon Trail

Trail was very easy to follow. The hike up to the Tom Spur could be done with or without snowshoes, but the Willey Range Trail would be far easier with snowshoes-->some were using microspikes and were slipping/sinking with each step. 8" of powder between Field and Willey becoming increasingly packed throughout the day, but still pretty loose (post-holes of 8-12" on this section without snowshoes). Avalon down was packed making it slick for the decent, but doable.

Great hike through a perfect winter wonderland.  
Name
Name: B+M Boston 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-12-08 
Link
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