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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, Mt. Hale, NH
Trails
Trails: Little River Road, herd path, Haystack Road, North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Frost Trail, Firewardens Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Seven Dwarves $10.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged but worth noting the streams that were frozen in the morning were flowing some in the afternoon. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some duck unders, step overs and walk arounds. All very manageable. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
 
Comments
Comments: A mixed bag. 20 degrees starting out and 36 degrees when I got back at dusk. Mostly hard packed in the morning and turned a little slushy in the afternoon in many places. I wore Hillsounds crampons without problems but that may change as it gets warmer. You may want to think about snowshoes if it stays warm. The firewarden had loose/slushy snow but was packed underneath. Haystack road was hard packed in the morning but a snowmobiler went up it and part way up North Twin Trail some time during the day - Loose/slushy on the way out. Pretty tight for the most part at elevation although cleats needed snow removal from time to time.  
Name
Name: Dave D 
E-Mail
E-Mail: dinz00@comcast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-10 
Link
Link: http:// 
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