Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Tecumseh, NH
Trails: Mt. Tecumseh Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked near the trail head a little after 7AM.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Hopped over the only exposed water near the trailhead. Easy enough to step over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: I saw one bug on the trail. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Saw what looked like a seat cushion at the trailhead.  
Comments: After considering Tecumseh, we saw a few helpful trail reports written earlier this week. The current conditions were very closely aligned with earlier reports. We wore spikes car to car and saw a mix of light traction and snowshoes on other hikers. In terms of actual traction on the way up, I did not experience any slipping/sliding or even toes digging into the snow as long as I stayed thoughtful about my steps. I could see how one could dig their boots into the trail if they were hurrying and rushing. I did see another hiker posthole up to their thigh when stepping off the trail. The times that I stepped aside for uphill traffic, I was able to take a few prep steps and create a small place to stand off trail without a dramatic posthole :)

Saw a few happy butt sliders out there having fun!  
Name: Will Condon 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-28 
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