Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Willey, Mt. Field, Mt. Tom, NH
Trails: Zealand Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Shoal Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail, Mt. Tom Spur, A-Z Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, November 13, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lots 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All Easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Just a couple of blowdowns along the entire loop. Some of the bog bridges on Shoal pond trail are pretty rotted. Two moderate wash outs on the Willey Range Trail near the latters require care or bushwhack around. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: So several having fun today. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Zealand and Ethan Pond Trails are in great shape. Just a few minor muddy spots. We made a side trip to Shoal Pond and it was very muddy and the bog bridges had a coating of snow. The bog bridges just south of Ethan Pond were also snow covered. The ladders on Willey Range trail were clear and there was just alittle snow on the summit. Moderate mud and wet trail going to Field. Between Field and the Mt Tom Spur it was quite icy but we managed careful travel without micros. Some muddy areas at the Top of Mt Tom spur. The A-Z trail had some nice sections but others were very muddy. Nice views thru the birch glades down low. A great day with Megan.  
Name: TimC 
E-Mail: tjcharboneau(at) 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-11-14 
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