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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cardigan, NH
Trails
Trails: West Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No charge at Cardigan Mountain state park due to offseason 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Dog friendly hike, brought our 2 with us 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Microspikes were definitely helpful. Some folks were bare booting it and going around the ice, but traction definitely helped and made the hike faster. Nice views from summit, although cold since open and exposed.

Awesome, quick little hike.  
Name
Name: Laura The Explorer 
E-Mail
E-Mail: HikingwithL@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-12-12 
Link
Link: http://www.hikingwithl.com/blog/mt-cardigan 
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