Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Zeacliff, Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails: Zealand Road, Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zeacliff Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked in 302 lot 0.2 mile east of Zealand Road.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged. No issues. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Started hike 2:45am, so I was on Zeacliff before the beautiful sunrise. Wore microspikes to Zealand Hut then changed into snowshoes for Twinway. Lower half or so of Twinway between hut and Zeacliff had some postholes going down. Bondcliff Trail in Mt. Guyot area has bare rock and ice in places, but also has section of deep postholes. Trails out to West Bond and Mt. Bond in good condition. Took off snowshoes in col between Mt. Bond and Bondcliff due to the amount of bare rock. Some snow drifts and ice and lots of bare rock leading up to Bondcliff. Since I didn't have a car spot or ride waiting for me in Lincoln Woods I retraced my steps back to my vehicle on Route 302. Made for a long day, but the weather was beautiful and I enjoyed going back over the way I came. Met three hikers on Bondcliff who came up from Lincoln Woods. Already forgot their names. Sorry! Otherwise, it was just me on the trail. Had a nice chat with the Zealand Hut caretaker on my way out. Fun day!  
Name: Daron Tansley 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-01-24 
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