|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, Mt. Garfield, NH|
||Gale River Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur, North Twin Trail, Frost Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Garfield Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Friday, December 30, 2011|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Parked on Rt 3 across from Gale River entrance. Plenty of parking there and at Garfield entrance |
||Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Ice - Blue, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||No big problems with water crossing. The lower ones on Garfield trail are not fully frozen. So it is best to test the ice before putting your weight on it. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
|Lost and Found:
||The roads going to and from the hiking trails are quite slick. I bare booted up to the normal gale river parking lot but then put micro spikes on there and then wore them until I came out on the road at the Garfield parking lot.|
The snow on twin way is getting deep between South Twin and North Twin. Snow shoes there will be a must soon. Most trails above 3000 feet are starting to get smooth. There were still a few holes coming down South Twin. Ice was not an issue. Micro spikes were good everywhere today. Fast day with light snow throughout.
||Little Brown Mushroom |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.