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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Shaw, Black Snoot, Big Ball Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Mt. Shaw Trail, Black Snout Trail, Banana Trail, Tate Mountain Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, April 17, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Fine. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The Fields Brooks and small streams are in full flow. Crossings are possible with careful footing.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: About three major tree blow downs. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
 
Comments
Comments: There is still a 2 feet or so of snow on the trails at the top leading to the summit of Shaw. We made it there with just boots. Lots of post holeling. Much evidance of moose in the area.  
Name
Name: Wichita Falls 
E-Mail
E-Mail: hkomassave@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-04-17 
Link
Link: http:// 
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