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Peaks
Peaks Camel's Hump, VT
Trails
Trails: Burrows Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot was full minus one spot (for me, haha), holding about 20 cars 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues - only small one down low was easily hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One down tree down low, easy to step over 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: N/A 
Bugs
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Picked up a couple small trash items 
 
Comments
Comments: 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.  
Name
Name: Erik Bertrand 
E-Mail
E-Mail: erik@bertpc.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-02-03 
Link
Link: http://www.gaiagps.com/datasummary/track/d133ce00ca364f7f2062b6cbccb1ea32ce094ffa 
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