Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Rowe, Gunstock Mountain, NH
Trails: Ridge Trail, Brook Trail, Saddle Trail, Overlook Trail, Oak CC Trail, Maple CC Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Gunstock ski area 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only on Overlook Trail - rock hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blowdowns on Overlook Trail, including one that will need a chainsaw not too far below the top junction. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Tower construction on Mt. Rowe - may want to keep the dog close by. 
Bugs: None. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Ridge Trail to Mt. Rowe - snow free and dry. Just beyond the tower (lots of digging, etc. for new tower), the entrance into the woods is marked with big makeshift plywood signs. Other than a few unavoidable patches on the upper ski slope portion, there was no snow on the Ridge Trail to Gunstock. Some patchy mud just before the ski slope portion. A patch of natural snow on the Brook Trail beyond Gunstcok that should disappear probably tomorrow - dusting up high in the shade. Overlook Trail had a few muddy areas, but nothing bad at all. Maple CC Ski Trail wasn't as smooth as the other CC trails, as it appeared to have been excavated last fall. Hopefully they'll drop some more soil on it and get some grass growing.  
Name: rocket21 
E-Mail: rocket21 at franklinwebpublishing dot com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-04-29 
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