Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, Mt. Tom, NH
Trails: Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 31, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Crawford Depot lot full. Highland Center lot is charging $10 per day. Lot of cars parked on the shoulder of the road, which is wide enough to be fully off the lane of travel. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lots of miscellaneous stuff on the kiosk at the beginning of the trail. 
Comments: Trail is well packed for the first mile or so. As you ascend, there is more snow and more of it is unconsolidated. Above the junction for Avalon, snowshoes are definitely needed. The is plenty of snow cover so snowshoes can be worn car to car. At places where snow is deep or drifted, there are many deep postholes. Trail is rough and choppy at places because hikers are not wearing snowshoes, especially on Willey Range trail near Field. It would be very easy to sustain a leg injury because the trail is so rough. The weather was gorgeous; the company excellent.

The snow forecast for this week will change the trail conditions very soon.  
Name: Lady Grey 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-31 
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