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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Slide Peak, Mt. Isolation, NH
Trails
Trails: Glen Boulder Trail, Davis Path, Isolation Spur, Isolation Trail, Dry River Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, May 5, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Did a traverse from Glen Boulder to the Dry River campground. Glen Boulder trail is snow free halfway up, where a stable monorail starts. It was packed down nicely but slick so spikes were useful here. The snow disappeared at treeline then reappeared again in the trees after the boulder. Here the snow is still so deep that the trees scratch your face. From slide peak to the Davis Path via Boot spur is mostly snow free except in the tree patches where massive drifting appears to have occured this winter. The davis path from treeline to the junction with Rocky Branch is soft and deep. Post holes were frequently waste deep in this section. Once beyond the Rocky Branch junction conditions improved, likely due to the fact this section is more heavily traveled and packed down. After summiting, we backtracked towards Isolation trail West and descending into the dry river wilderness. Aside from one set of recent snowshoe tracks, the entire 2.4 miles of this trail appeared to be untouched all winter. It was soft and deep all the way down, some areas being thigh deep with a rare melted out area. Once at the Dry River Trail, the snow quickly disappeared and it was nice and dry the rest of the way out.  
Name
Name: Ross 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-08 
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