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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Willey, NH
Trails
Trails: Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The parking at the highway was plowed with room for several cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged for the moment but weakening quickly 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Three blowdowns on the Ethan Pond trail but easily bypassed.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lauky had no problems at all today even though I did.  
Bugs
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: I found the steeps very difficult today. Had it not been for my ice ax (Thor), I would never have made it up. It also served to slow me down a bit on the steep descents. The stairs, except for one section, were totally covered.  
Name
Name: Ed 'n Lauky and Thor the Ice Ax 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Boondeck@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-04-23 
Link
Link: http:// 
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