Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Cranmore Mountain, NH
Trails: Ski trails, Cranmore Trail, Black Cap Connector
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of parking at cramore. i parked in the fitness center lot and ran up the service rd to the summit. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Ice - Blue 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: artist brook was flowing fast 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: one fresh step over near the mid-point of black cap connector 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: fine for dogs, but no running water. 
Bugs: frozen. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: da nada. 
Comments: some fast and frozen redlining on the cranmore and black cap connector trails. cranmore was making snow, but trails snow free. went up the service road to the summit (2+miles) to pick up the cranmore trail and loop down black cap connector to the service road. some frozen leaves, frost heaves, and ice in the low wet spots, but easy enough to get around without spikes. blazing is light, but footbed easily followed. black cap connector is a wide trail, because it is also a snow mobile trail...and used by mountain bikers too. only one blowdown about 8" in diameter on black cap connector. i moved aside all other trippers. after the junction with black cap connector and the spur path to thompson road, i BW'd thru the woods and across the brook back to the service road and to car. RT 8mi 3 hours and then i met up with friends at Redstone Quarry, which is a pretty cool place to explore.  
Name: hnd 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-11-12 
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