New Hampshire
Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, NH
Trails: Gorge Brook Trail, Carriage Road, Glencliff Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The Ravine Lodge Road is plowed all the way up to the summer trailhead and I had no issues parking there. As mentioned in the other conditions report, there is more parking ~0.8 miles down the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Zero blowdowns 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw lots of happy pups out 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: As the previous report mentioned, Gorge Brook is in tremendous shape. Delightful snowshoeing. The last stretch before the summit on the Gorge Brook side is quite bare, but short enough that I opted not to take my snowshoes off (note: they were mad at me).

Since conditions were so lovely, I decided to go for a double Moosilauke traverse and headed down the Carriage Road. The snow cover is decent down to the Glencliff intersection (just a few bare spots by the summit). Glencliff was dreamy to descend, and is now in fine shape as well thanks to the many snowshoers who packed down the postholes :).

First hike as an official NH resident and I couldn't have asked for a more perfect day. It's such a treat to be home!  
Name: Larisa 
E-Mail: larisa [dot] dannis [at] gmail [dot] com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-03-19 
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