Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Willey, NH
Trails: Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 5, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Willey Station Road Parking Lot is not fully plowed yet. Parked at entrance and hiked in about 700ft. Packed snow covered. No cars when I parked  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Several brook crossings, snow covered so be carful with footing, hard to tell where actual foot crossing is 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Few trees across the trail, many towards the top, nothing you can’t navigate around/under 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Only saw dogs headed to Ripley Falls omw back  
Bugs: Saw a couple mosquitoes scarily not nothing bothersome  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: At first the grade and footing was easy...then I reached the steep .5mi to the top. The snow was grainy and packed in the middle from sledding down which made fitting even with spikes a lot of work. Did a lot of hand and foot crawling up and slid several times. Planned on Field and Tom but decided on Willey alone. The outlook yielded gorgeous views and fed the grey jays some berries. I purposely slid on my butt for steep parts of the decent which was both nerve racking and fun! Saw no one on the trail until I headed to Ripley Falls and saw several people. All out of state plates!  
Name: Nicole  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-04-05 
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