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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Little River Road, herd path, Haystack Road, North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Seven Dwarfs and left my $10 donation with a note on the windshield (in a small Ziploc as it was misting). I was the only person there to start and end 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: I followed the bushwack along the east side of Little River so I only had to cross once. Tributaries and final Little River crossing were fine, but take caution on Little River with the warmer temps on Friday. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some fall trees/branches that required small walk-arounds, but nothing major 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great day to get my March Twins. Saw zero people all day. Parked at Seven Dwarfs ($10 donation on the windshield), walked down Little River Road and crossed the wooden bridges. The approved herd path is on the left just past telephone pole 335A2 3. I stayed on the east side of the river via the bushwack so I only had to cross Little River once. Trail was mostly stable with an inch or two of snow. I was able to bareboot until about 1.5 miles below the summit of North Twin. I put microspikes on at that time and it was sufficient. There is drifted/unconsolidated snow between North and South Twin - snowshoes would have been good here but I wasn't postholing and was still fine in my spikes. There was hard ice and bare rock on South Twin - still fine in microspikes.  
Name
Name: KT Soukup 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-03-20 
Link
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