Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Race, Lions Head, Bear Mountain, MA
Trails: Race Brook Trail, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, January 18, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We got the the parking area, for Race Brook Falls, around 11:00am, it was already packed! On Monday coming back to retrieve our car at 10:30am it was already filling up 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Breakable Crust 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All of the water crossings were manageable. No problems crossing any 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Started at Race Brook Trail head on Rt. 41. Went up Race Brook Trail to the Appalachian Trail , Saqes Ravine, over Mt. Race , Lions Head and Bear Mtn

This was a backpacking trip. We all started out barebooting, when we got to Race Brook Campsite, I put on my chains. There were a few icy places up to here that you could do bareboot. When we got to Race Mountain, one person put on her spikes, I kept my chains on and two others were still in bareboots. By the time we got to Sages Ravine we all had spikes on, once you cross that stream you will need spikes, it was shear Ice. Climbing up Bear Mountain was the same you need to have spikes on for this.  
Name: Jiffypop 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-19 
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