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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Hale, NH
Trails
Trails: Zealand Road, Hale Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot on 302 was plowed. Plenty of room even with all the Sno Mo's. Some (3) cars parked on 302 across from Zealand Road (was posted no parking) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy steps 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail is in excellent shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Only saw one but he was looking real happy. Was cold so you should know your dog. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Had never done Hale in winter from Hale Brook Tr so decided to see what it would be like. Road walk was a well defined trough and skiers tracks were on the other side of the road. Plenty of snow. Road walk wasn't bad (never felt like Lincoln Woods). Hale Brook was a well defined trough with plenty of snow. 14 on trail today and 10 had on snowshoes. The snow is getting set but is not consolidated and snowshoes worked great. Spikes worked but some post holes and leaving imprints. Also the snow was loose enough that they slipped in places. Cold and some wind but not too bad and a great day out with Karen and John.  
Name
Name: Krobi 
E-Mail
E-Mail: robisho at comcast dot net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-23 
Link
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