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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Wilson, Breadloaf Mountain, VT
Trails
Trails: Emily Proctor Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking and access was tricky. Came up Middlebury Gap and followed Ripton and Lincoln Roads to Solar Sweet Maple Farm. From there, followed Forest Road 54 to a parking area (glare ice) just past Forest Road 201. Walked Forest Road 201 to the summer trailhead (a 4WD pickup was parked at the summer trailhead on my way out) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The one significant crossing was pretty solidly bridged. There are some 50+ rills along the Emily Proctor Trail one has to step over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Good shape... cut up a few smaller blowdowns. A few larger ones remain, but they are not impeding travel. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Plenty of water to drink, plenty of snow to eat... 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Spikes helpful to the major water crossing Snowshoes or spikes up to the shelter. Snowshoes on the Long Trail.  
Name
Name: bikehikeskifish 
E-Mail
E-Mail: timlucia@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-01-15 
Link
Link: http:// 
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