Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Wildcat D, Wildcat C, Wildcat B, Wildcat A, NH
Trails: Ski trails, Wildcat Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of parking at Wildcat Ski Area 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: N/A 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple tree obstacles on Wildcat Ridge Trail that were no problem! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Pepper and Gryffin were having a blast! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We barebooted up the standard Ski Trails for hikers around 7:30 AM. All was fine until we got near the top, as the snow guns were on full blast. With the prevailing wind, we got totally soaked. We decided to play it safe and put on the spikes descending Wildcat D and kept them on up and back on Wildcat Ridge and part way down the Ski Trails. The hike could easily have been done without traction, if care was exercised. The Wildcat Ridge Trail was in great condition, being mostly frozen with about a half inch or less of fresh snow, with a few small ice patches. Thankfully, the wind had changed when descending the Ski Trails and we did not get nearly as wet. We had the pleasure of running into Tim & Gryffin and John & Pepper. Great to see you all. We later ran into John and Pepper again when descending the Ski Trails and walked out with them. It was the third time I have run into John & Pepper in the past two weeks! Views were marginal of the Presis and Carter Dome, but the view down to Carter Notch near the Wildcat A summit was outstanding. Great hiking again with Brent today!  
Name: Marty 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-11-14 
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