Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Eisenhower, NH
Trails: Crawford Path, Eisenhower Loop
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 15, 2023
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked on 302 five feet from the start of the trail. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Many of the bridges melted during the day so a few became step overs. One would have gotten our feet wet if our boots weren’t waterproof. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of dogs out today and most were well-behaved. But for the love of god please clean up after your dog. There were MULTIPLE fresh piles in the middle of the trail. 
Bugs: Vaguely recall something buzzing around at one point. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Mostly stable monorail below Pierce but it was starting to soften later in the day. There are a few spots deep in the woods where there’s enough snow that the monorail hasn’t formed yet. Unstable or non-existence monorail between Pierce and Eisenhower. HIGHLY recommend spikes over snowshoes. There are spots where there was an unstable, elevated monorail the width of my shoe (one, singular shoe). Anything in the direct sun had turned to mashed potatoes by the afternoon. The summit cone of Eisenhower is almost entirely bare rock. If you want to see pictures, you can see them on Instagram @quantum.moxie.  
Name: Ian D 
E-Mail: iantdurham at gmail dot com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2023-04-15 
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