Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Hancock, South Hancock, NH
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 20, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plowed 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged but not for long  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail looks fantastic. There was one waist high dead blow down across the trail descending South peak. Bog boy took care of it with his saw: 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several loving life 
Bugs: Not yet 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: One Marmot gortex glove, black size large. I left it at tte kiosk  
Comments: Beautiful first day of spring. We started at 7:20 Am and had hard fast microspike conditions to start. We put on the snowshoes when the climb to north Hancock began, who doesn’t love heel lifts? We continued across the ridge wearing the shoes, IMO the best choice. Some drifting up there with powder snow. Nice to have had beautiful sun to do a long summit break at north Hancock overlook. We decided to use our full crampons to descend south. Knowing it’s popular butt sliding route, we expected a solid track. It was still good for those who brought sleds though. Some powder still. Quick hike out on spring snow to the car. Rock solid postholes from past warm days to watch out for though.  
Name: Bradygirl1  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-20 
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