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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds XC Ski Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Got there early as there's only 6 spots in the lot. Turns out I had the whole place to myself all day. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There is only 1 crossing in the early going. Its got a solid snow bridge. But no big deal when it soon melts because the stream is very small. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Snowshoes or skis required for Greeley Ponds XC ski trail.

Solid hard snowpack the whole way. No post holing. I wore micros up to the start at Osceola trail. Then it soon got steep and I went to full crampons up&down. Man, this is steep to E Osceola. Hiking math 101: if the hike is half the distance, its twice as steep. Didn't posthole once the whole day. Full snowcover except for a very short section at the chimney. Soonish this will turn to ice and definitely require crampons, so happy to check this box prior. Light drizzle in lower elevations. Steady snow on ridgeline, which only accumulated an inch while I was there.  
Name
Name: Tim Burke 
E-Mail
E-Mail: tburkerun@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-18 
Link
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