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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Pierce, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails
Trails: Crawford Path, Eisenhower Loop, Webster Cliff Trail, Webster Jackson Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: parked at highland centre, no issues. plenty of spots. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: ducked under a blowdown heading up the crawford path, a few walk arounds and duck unders between pierce and jackson. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one very good dog atop Jackson 
Bugs
Bugs: Bugs weren't too bad today. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The Crawford path was well packed out and frozen on the ascent this morning. Trail remained easy to follow and was well packed out over to the top of Eisenhower. There was very little snow and some icy spots near the actual summit. To tag the rock pile at the top, I took my snowshoes off, since it was completely bare. Skipping the walk back tracing earlier steps, heading from Pierce to Jackson was straightforward and the trail was easy to follow. It wasn't the same packed out highway but it was firm and my snowshoes did not sink through once. The walk down Jackson back to the road was more of the same well packed out easy to follow trail. I kept it simple and left my snowshoes on for most of the day knowing the temps were ramping up as the day went on and was happy to televate/step off trail every now and then. I saw plenty of hikers in both light traction as well as snowshoes and everyone was enjoying both the weather and trail! There looked to be plenty of older postholes all looking pretty deep.  
Name
Name: Will Condon 
E-Mail
E-Mail: wcondonhikes@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-17 
Link
Link: http://wcondon.com/crawford-notch-st-patricks-day/ 
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