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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Surprise, Mt. Moriah, NH
Trails
Trails: Carter-Moriah Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues. No cars when I arrived, two when I left. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Thanks to whomever cleared the snow off the "Mt Moriah Summit" sign. I might have missed it, if not. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Only at the parking lot if you linger too long. No issues on trails. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Dry ground till 2900' just after the second viewpoint. Microspikes went on and stayed on after this point, more aggressive traction or snowshoes would not be overkill. Foot placement is very important. Monorail is mostly stable, but you do not want to step inches to either side or you will posthole several feet. Rock summit itself is completely clear of snow and ice, but the snow at the intersection at the top is 4-5' high. Overall, a gorgeous day. Saw 3 other hikers on the way back down.  
Name
Name: Matt 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mksoraghan@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-05-19 
Link
Link: http:// 
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