Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Cabot, NH
Trails: York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Dropped off at trailhead. Small lot unplowed on arrival large lot mostly plowed. Both plowed on return. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One main crossing flowing lightly,heavily bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail in super shape as far as blowdowns 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not today 
Bugs: A strange insect that looked like a cross between a mosquito and a spider 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I started this hike with no expectations other than returning to my vehicle safely I ended up being able to summit.While this wasn't the storm of century whatsoever it was tough. At the trailhead there was approximately 6 inches fresh powder with steady blowing snow by the time I returned there was a solid 9+. There was heavy drifting from the first ascent of BNT. Drifts at lower levels were kneep increasing to easily hip deep "snow dunes" within the line of sight of cabin outhouse. Snow totals I'm sure were heavier towards the summit but with drifting its hard to estimate.After taking a break at the cabin I headed to the summit also with heavy drifting. The bright yellow blazes kept me on trail for the most part although I did meander a bit. Micros stayed in the trunk today replaced gear to spend the night at cabin if needed. The summit register is full and needs to be replaced if possible. I forgot to bring one along today.
Name: scottb  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-02 
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