Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Pierce, Mt. Eisenhower, NH
Trails: Crawford Connector, Crawford Path, Webster Cliff Trail, Eisenhower Loop, Gibbs Falls Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 27, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked on Mt. Clinton Road in the USFS lot. Looks like atleast 1 or 2 daredevils decided the "road closed" sign didn't pertain to them and drove right on up to Edmands. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: My USGS alerts where going off all night (EB@Lincoln, Ammo@Beth) as far exceeding crossable stages, we picked a route with no water crossings today and were finely rewarded 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blowdowns on Crawford before Webster Cliff, axe worthy. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several doggies out, included one with David Bowie eyes! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A FINE day in the forest! Had some friends working on their first round and with the deluge of rain last night - this fit the bill of a fine chance of success. Winter on the ascent, spring in it's full delight on the descent. Laid fresh tracks most of the way. Trail surprisingly firm on ascent, slushy on the way out. Lost count, but over 50 in the Pierce Parade today. Fool's Spring of being 60 yesterday in the North Country was replaced today with full winter* gear. Sideways snow and a bit of freezing rain early. Did run into a fellow who's super hero name is probably "Comforter Man" - he was quite literally above treeline wrapped in a comforter and working his way towards Ike. I always love spring fashion in the Whites, but this haute getup was surely memorable. All in all a fine day. Stopped by Gibbs Falls on the way out and it was surging! Gorgeous! These bring me to 41 for March! Heck yeah!  
Name: The Teal Goat 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-27 
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