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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Smarts Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Lambert Ridge Trail, Ranger Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot plowed with plenty of room for several cars. We were the first ones there today.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There were easy water crossings on the Ranger Trail 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple of trees we climbed over and ducked under but it was in pretty good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs seen but I would imagine dogs that hike in winter would be fine. 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Saw a pair of work gloves hung in a tree on our way down the Ranger trail. 
 
Comments
Comments: There was trace to a couple inches of fresh powder on the hard packed trail. We used microspikes most of the time. The only postholing was by a moose at the summit and the upper Ranger Trail. We did put our crampons on descending the summit because there was some ice in a few steeper spots which may have been overkill. There were a few wet spots near the bottom of the Ranger Trail. All in all the trail was in great shape. Just a little cold with the west winds today. We did get some sunshine and great views along the way. There were lots of footprints from small mammals, turkeys, grouse, and moose. With alohabuffy.  
Name
Name: jungleland 
E-Mail
E-Mail: donnaellis1014@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-02-04 
Link
Link: http:// 
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