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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, Mt. Moosilauke - South Peak, NH
Trails
Trails: Glencliff Trail, Carriage Road, South Peak Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot full @9AM, parking on street on return 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: all rock hopable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: one tree down across trail approximately 1.2 miles from trail head, will need a chain saw to remove 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Cooper had fantastic time, and it showed based on the amount of mud and tree debris stuck in his fur. Saw about 8 doggies having a great time in the woods. 
Bugs
Bugs: didn't see any today 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N?A 
 
Comments
Comments: Great day for hiking. Bare booted the first 1.5 miles of dry trail with easy water crossings. Some small patches of ice were easily avoided. Put spikes on at approximately 1.5 miles, a small but continuous ice monorail started at this point. Also, quite a bit of water flowing at this point. The monorail grew on ascent to a full snow pack within the next 1/2 mile; still have 2-3ft of pack at higher elevations. Mostly stable underneath, but top snow was loose, mashed potatoes. Lots of postholes on either side of monorail were easily avoided. Snowshoes were along for the ride, but it seemed that they would not have helped due to the unevenness of the trail. Once above treeline, trail was bare and we removed spikes for final ascent to summit. Conditions may change slightly with todays warm weather and continuous melting.

Took the small diversion to the South Peak, Conditions were similar, barebooted to summit despite snow pack, traction was OK. Summit was bare.  
Name
Name: CookiesOnTop 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-04-10 
Link
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