|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, Mt. Tom, NH|
||Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur|
|Date of Hike:
||Saturday, February 6, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||The lower lot at the station was not plowed. Many parked in the lot - easy to drive in and out. |
||Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Some low hanging trees early on, but easily hiked by. |
||Maya and Pemi had a great day out. They even had some fun playing with each other on the Willey Range Tr. Saw a few other dogs enjoying their day, too. |
|Lost and Found:
||Anytime after a fresh snow fall it's best to wear those snowshoes. Don't question it. Don't regret it. Just do it.|
The start was hard packed and fast conditions. Softened a bit beyond the junction of the A-Z Trail. Once we reached the base of Mt. Avalon the snow was loose and chopped up by miocro-spikers. Fresh snow and post holes all the way to Field and over to Willey. On our way back to Field we met up with many groups making their way to Willey. More groups met between Field and Tom. I'd say hikers with snowshoes were not the norm today. Saw a few snowshoes on packs and one in its carry bag held by hand (I don't understand that option!). The best views I have seen on this hike - blue skies all morning until Tom. Some falling snow made for a beautiful end to a great hike with Sunshine.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.