Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Moriah, NH
Trails: Stony Brook Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, May 25, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: First crossing of Stony Brook required stepping on a couple water-covered rocks, but feet stayed mostly dry. Other crossings higher on the trail were rock hoppable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Wooden moose at the corner of Route 2 and Route 16 in Gorham is missing an antler 
Comments: Patchy snow starts around 2600' and by the time I hit 2800' or 2900' the monorail was fairly steady so I put the snowshoes on. However, it was only another 0.1-0.2 to the Carter-Moriah Trail and soon after that I was on dry ledges so the snowshoes came off. Stuck with bare boots the whole way to the summit and back to Stony Brook Trail as it was a mix of dry rock, monorail, mud, and puddles. The only consistent stretch is the final 1/3 of a mile or so before the summit that is all snow except the very top. Thankfully the 'rail isn't very icy and I probably could have gotten away with leaving my spikes and snowshoes at home. No issues with distancing as I had the trail all to myself on this beautiful day.  
Name: Tres 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-05-25 
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