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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Smarts Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: J-Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: You must park at the green gate, 1/2mi before the start of the J-trail. The tower on Smarts is closed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A fair number of blow-downs, some of which make route finding hard when coupled with snow-cover. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Snowshoes are still a must on the north side. However, it seems that the south facing trails on Smarts are doable w/o them (per other hikers and the trip report from sat). Some fairly aggravating spring snow for the last mile to the summit.  
Name
Name: zporterColdRiverCampCook 
E-Mail
E-Mail: zap88@tds.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-05-03 
Link
Link: http:// 
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