Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bondcliff (attempt), NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Couldn’t believe how empty the lot was. Guess not many people wanted to deal with what we didn’t  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings were no problem, easy rock hops 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A few dogs, one turned around because of the snowballs on his legs.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We were planning an overnight at Guyot, but didn’t make it. The 4 or so inches of snow were already turning to slush from the temperatures and drizzle. We passed at least 6 people who turned around, 3 of whom had stayed overnight but never made it up either. We probably got within a mile of the summit of Bondcliff, but turned around because it was getting too late. The melting slush and hidden mud had begun seeping into my boots before we reached more stable snow about 2 miles from the summit. Our biggest problem was the hidden monorail. It seemed wide and stable, the problem was you couldn’t see it under the fresh snow and would take a step and slide right off.

Name: Melissa 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-04-18 
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