Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, NH
Trails: Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Sabbaday Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The last 3 crossings on Sabbaday we made it across, they are not bridged yet but a lot of the ice across parts of it were very thick. Using snowshoes with the crampons helped to grip the ice. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Holy Blow down city. There were a couple on pine bend that will become a problem with the more snow. There is at least 1 very large one on sabbaday with numerous others that are walk overable. Maybe blaze sabbaday 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: could have as long as no wet feet  
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: lost nothing and found a kind bar 
Comments: Well first day of winter hike it was. Not too cold out. We started later than normal but took our time up. There were a decent amount of people out. We heard by many that sabbaday was not broken but we were going to attempt it as breaking trail wasn't going to be terrible. We spiked to the mt tri trail junction just to avoid the slip in step and not having to carry them anymore. We got over to sabbaday and noticed a barebooter has gone down it (at least maybe 2 people). There was lots of ice under the snow on the steep sections. Once we got down into the ravine us 3 with snowshoes were smoothing out the bareboot mess that would make a mess in a day or so. There is still a lot of open water which made for balling up under the snowshoe once we hit water with them. I noticed that the bareboots went up and back the same route. I am not sure how they did not get wet on the crossings without any spikes but we didn't find anyone in front of us. We used our headlamps and crossed those crossings in the dark but were still fine. All in all a good day.  
Name: Danielle, Katie, Gail 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-12-23 
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