|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH|
||Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Wednesday, May 6, 2020|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Greely Ponds parking lot open and snow/ice minimal |
||Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush |
||Light Traction, Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||All rock hoppable |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||A lot of blowdowns on summit of East Osceola. Can go around them. |
|Lost and Found:
||Barebooted until Mt Osceola trail then used micros for rest of hike.|
The steeps are slippery and a better choice would of been full crampons.
Coming down from the East peak was difficult without full spikes as the micros were sliding out in many areas.
2 hikers had full spikes on and had no issues.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.