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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Rimrock, Mt. Cardigan, NH
Trails
Trails: West Ridge Trail, South Ridge Trail, Skyland Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, February 17, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plowed area good for several cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: South Ridge trail was unbroken since last storm, which was no issue until I got up toward Rimrock...deep drifts and steep. From Rimrock I opted to take Skyland to West Ridge and summit. Skyland was deep in places. West Ridge had some earlier ski tracks and wasn't bad. Once you get on the cone...snow is pretty much blown off except leeward side of some of the ledges...otherwise breakable crust, or spotty ice on rocks. You'll want either mountaineering snowshoes with aggressive traction or microspikes for the top...no need for crampons. Wind was fierce on cone...ended up going on all fours for a short stretch. Great views today!  
Name
Name: Bob B. 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-02-17 
Link
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