Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Boott Spur, Mt. Washington, Ball Crag, Mt. Clay , NH
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path, Camel Trail, Davis Path, Boott Spur Trail, Nelson Crag Trail, Gulfside, Clay Loop Trail, Jewell Trail, Jewell Link
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at lower Cog Hiking lot. Gladly paid 10.00 fee 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All solidly bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in excellent shape with only a couple of easy walk unders and stepovers 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several friendly doggos out today 
Bugs: Not today  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Excellent conditions for this hike with low winds,and plenty of sun. The Ammonoosuc trail was is great shape with a solid base. Micros were ideal until the steeps at which time I switched to snowshoes for the help of the Televators and additional traction.Snowshoed over to Boot Spur which was mostly unbroken crusty snow/ice of minimal depth. After Boott Spur crampons went on not needed but needed to acclimate my feet to. These remained on through Mt Washington,Ball Crag,Mt Clay. I switched back to snowshoes shortly after getting on the Jewell Trail as the snow was soft and track was getting tilled up. A solid base remains for now but highly recommend snowshoes for this trail. It was nice seeing Hiker Ed today as well as being introduced to a few fellow Gridders and chatting with several hikers enjoying this beautiful weather. There were smiles for miles today in every direction.  
Name: scottb 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-10 
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