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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Little River Road, herd path, North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Garfield Ridge Trail, Gale River Trail, Gale River Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, February 26, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at 5 corners, coordinated a ride (fee based) from the proprietor of seven dwarfs motel (great guy), to be dropped off at little river rd. Saved us foot mileage that was greatly appreciated and priceless. Do the right thing if you park in his lot, he pays to have it plowed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues - see below 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Mostly duck unders - nothing major. Thxs Tim for your trimming efforts! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: One very sweet happy dog 
Bugs
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing lost/ Nothing Found 
 
Comments
Comments: North twin trail was a well packed highway, the bushwack was established to by-pass the first two river crossing, and the third was snow bridge and stable. Snowshoes went on at the 3rd crossing, and stayed on for the duration. North Twin Spur and Twinway to ST in need of snowshoe TLC, smoothed out what we could but it will take more than 2 pairs of snow shoes, snow drifts with unconsolidated several inches.
Butt sled down south twin’s .8 steep section, packed down the trail and saved our knees, win-win.
Gale River trail was also a snow packed highway.
Blue bird day, full moon, no wind and stunning views, hoping for similar conditions to hit the bonds!

 
Name
Name: TicTacMan and Patches 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-27 
Link
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