Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Isolation, NH
Trails: Rocky Branch Trail, bushwhack, Isolation Trail, Davis Path, Isolation Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of room, dry plowed lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Big ones are still bridged. Little wet areas are appearing on the trails and the whack, but they can be avoided. For now.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some blow downs on Davis Path 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easy trail for dogs. Some open water available. Lots of bunny trails to follow.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: 3 trekking poles at the trailhead sign 
Comments: I broke trail through 4-8” of fresh powder that obscured the previous footpath in many areas, so I do apologize for the rather roundabout Bushwhack track. You’ll get where you’re going. Consider it the scenic route. Although the third man I met may have straightened it out, he knows where it’s supposed to go. I also inadvertently cut off the corner of Isolation Trail and David Path. Oops. Just remember, in the wise words of Obi-wan Kenobi, “Who’s more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?” I guess the only trick is figuring out if the snowshoe track you are following was laid down by a fool.

I saw three other hikers on my way out, with nice big snowshoes, making for a nice path to walk out on. It is still soft, still needs snowshoes.  
Name: Amy 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-16 
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