Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Avalon, Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, Mt. Tom, NH
Trails: Avalon Trail, Willey Ridge Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of room in parking lot @ 9AM 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Crawford brook crossing was a bit high and wide, but careful rock-hopping and waterproof boots should be OK. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few manageable blow downs. One on the way to Willey seemed a bit difficult, but possible. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Sadie was lost and found returned to her owner, yea! 
Bugs: I did see a mosquito, but he was all alone 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I put on spikes just after the first Crawford brook crossing and kept them on until I got there again. A few times I could have used the snowshoes (I did bring them) on Willey as the sun-warned monorail was deteriorating, but managed in spikes without post-holing. Stable on Willey Ridge Trail and Tom Spur, though it was getting a slushy layer on top by mid-afternoon. Descending A-Z trail was a controlled slide, making the descent a bit more difficult, but manageable. A great day to be on snow, in a T-Shirt no bugs and great views!  
Name: Myrddin 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-04-11 
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