|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Camel's Hump, VT|
||Burrows Trail, Long Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Saturday, February 3, 2018|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Lot was full minus one spot (for me, haha), holding about 20 cars |
||Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular |
||Snowshoes, Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||No issues - only small one down low was easily hoppable |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||One down tree down low, easy to step over |
|Lost and Found:
||Picked up a couple small trash items ||
||Straightforward hike, uncommonly easy and quick for a 4000-footer, at under 5 miles. Recent snowfall and traffic earlier in the day provided a nice, soft pack so snowshoes worked the whole way. The summit cone did have bare rock and ice, but with some care the snowshoes were fine (just 40-50 feet total of that). Used my Kahtoola K-10s for the first mile but found they weren't really helping all that much, so I switched to snowshoes and wore them the rest of the way up, and all the way down. The K-10s would have been helpful on the summit cone, but snowshoe televators made the overall ascent much easier.|
mountain-forecast.com is usually pretty spot on, but this time they were a little off. Had some sun and clear skies, and wind wasn't half what was forecast (just 10-15 mph tops, and that was only occasional weak gusts).
This is 60 of the Winter 67 New England 4000 footers for me.
||Erik Bertrand |
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.