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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Garfield, NH
Trails
Trails: Gale River Road, Garfield Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Gale River Road closed. Parked at open area just before gate. A couple inches on snow in parking area. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Snow and ice bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: 1 stepover blowdowns and 2 walk under. (I hit my head on the one just below Garfield peak, ducked under it on my return). 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one today that was having a good time. (Izzy) 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Saw only 2 hikers and Izzy today. Expected to see more on this Leap Day. Started at 6:30AM and back by 1:30PM Temps. 0 to 25 no breeze with sunny to mostly cloudy skies with the approaching storm.


Great conditions. Road walk on 3 inches of loose powder, trails were packed powder and good walking with my stabilicers car to car, carried snowshoes on my pack again. 28/48W4K  
Name
Name: Rick S. 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-02-29 
Link
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