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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Hale, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Zealand Road, Hale Brook Trail, Lend-A-Hand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, North Twin Spur, Frost Trail, Gale River Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, March 6, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were many blow downs and tree debris on the Gale River trail and on the ski trail.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Conditions were good for dogs. Roxie had a good long day.  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Conditions were great for this hike on Friday. I wore Hillsounds for the day. There was some fresh snow in places but not quite enough that I wanted to put on snow shoes. Lend A Hand was very choppy and snow shoes might have been unpleasant. The section between Guyot and South Twins was tracked out which made it easy to follow but it is still difficult with many bend overs to go around, under or through. It was soft and snow shoes would be the best choice here. The snow was slushy at lower elevations on the Gale River trail and there were lots of blow downs. A really good day! Thanks for the car spot Phil and Jo.  
Name
Name: Steve C & Roxie 
E-Mail
E-Mail: stephenfcorcoran@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-03-07 
Link
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