Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bondcliff, Mt. Bond, West Bond, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lincoln Woods parking lot  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings were passable. Water levels were low and there were ice bridges. Ice bridges may not last many more warm days.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: none 
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: none 
Comments: Went out and back from Lincoln Woods (22.7 Miles). Started hike at 5:15am in the dark and returned to the car around 4:45pm . The Lincoln Woods trail was stable but you could see where someone postholed significantly. Used microspikes the whole way but snowshoes could have been used also. Summitted Bondcliff, only trace snow on the cliff so we bare booted for a bit. Heavier levels of snow as we went up to Mount Bond so went back to using spikes. Mount Bond to West Bond was a stable monorail but was getting sticky and slick as the day went on due to the high temps. Experienced major snowballing on the spikes for this section of the trail. Slippery melting conditions on the way back out but the monorail stayed stable. We brought 5 liters of water between 2 of us which was sufficient but we were prepared to filter water if needed.  
Name: Lauren Tierney  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-18 
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