|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Cabot, NH|
||York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Saturday, March 6, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Parking right at the trailhead is limited to all of four cars. Park at the lot before on the right, or drive all the way to the end of the road (like, 50 yards past), and park on the left Note that the road can be icy, so drive slowly and have good tires. |
||Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes |
||Snowshoes, Light Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||There are many crossings, and you need to be comfortable taking large steps over the indentations at the moment. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Trails are in excellent condition |
|Lost and Found:
||We went up relatively late on Saturday morning, and from previous NETC reports, we started out in snowshoes. Frankly, I would have been happy to wear them all the way to the summit and back, but a member was having difficulty, so we switched to microspikes, and we did just fine. From the cabin to the summit, the snow is not packed down, but even then, we did just fine. The underlying trail is a highway. Now, what will happen this week with the higher temperatures, I do not know.|
We saw quite a number of other hikers, most were carrying snowshoes and wearing microspikes.
Folks, we are all potty trained. If you need to urinate, please step off the trail and coverage it when you're done.
||B the Hiker |
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.