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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Tecumseh, NH
Trails
Trails: Mt. Tecumseh Trail, Sosman Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Waterville Valley ski area 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The two main water crossings were easy to cross. At the trailhead there is no snow, so rocks are uncovered, and the water is low. At the second crossing there was a snow bridge. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail was lovely. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A few very cute and well behaved pups. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The trail is almost completely snow covered, except for the beginning and the first of the rock steps. I wore spikes in the morning heading up to the summit and was fine until the loop near the summit. I went clockwise and postholed a few times, along with a number of other people. I put my snowshoes on at the summit and went down the other section of the loop, which was also a mess of postholes. I'm glad I was in snowshoes, as I avoided postholing for the rest of the trail. The Sosman trail was softer and therefore had more postholes, but I was fine in snowshoes. There were some wonderful people on the trail and I'm glad I got to talk to many of them. While cloudy it was still a beautiful day in the mountains.  
Name
Name: Hiker5e 
E-Mail
E-Mail: hikewith5e@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-25 
Link
Link: http:// 
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