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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Gale River Road, Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, January 9, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Four cars in the parking area across from the Gale River Road entrance at 7:30 a.m., and 6 cars at 2:45 p.m. The parking area could have handled a few more. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All easily rock hopped. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blow downs, all easily worked around, over, or under. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Didn't see any, but a winter hiking dog could handle it. 
Bugs
Bugs: Amazingly, one. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The trail was well-packed the whole way. Initially bare booted, and then microspikes when it started getting steeper. No postholes, but I'm not sure there could be. Snow depth along the trail was only a few inches. No views today, unfortunately. Unless you like gray.  
Name
Name: Kelly 
E-Mail
E-Mail: kjrktg@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-09 
Link
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