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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Kearsarge, NH
Trails
Trails: Road walk, Barlow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 3, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Nobody at gate when we arrived around 10:30 PM. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Frozen, bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Perfect 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None seen, nor tracks. 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: There were 12-14 other hikers who had done trail since the snow in the early morning. Noticed 2 didn't have traction while still walking the road. Wondered if they made it to the top. Once on the trail it was evident that they had a pretty rough time coming down. Lots of butt slides, but none really looked intentional. At every spot they slipped on, the snow was robbed off of the inches of glare ice underneath. It makes the rock under the ice appear to be just a bit damp. Nope, inches of ice. Hillsounds didn't like the spots much at all. Rest of trail was awesome, not much snow, maybe 2-3 inches of crusty and powder at times. Hike safe, I would say wear some traction!  
Name
Name: The Yankees Guy 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-03 
Link
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