Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks None, NH
Trails: Road walk, Ethan Pond Trail, Arethusa-Ripley Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, February 12, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Room for maybe 6-8 cars here 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Well it did not look like anyone had been across the water under ripley falls and we were not testing the bridging that we can not see 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There was a blow down on the road, and a blow down on the arethusa ripley trail  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easily 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lost nothing and found nothing 
Comments: Well the road walk was packed out, very windy as well. We got to the ethan pond trail and had to shed a layer as the wind start to die down once in the trails. The trail was packed out since the storm but still i would recommend snowshoes. Then to our surpise no one had been on arethusa ripley trail..... so about 6-8” of trail break. There was one large blow down that will need a chainsaw heading to the falls. We were able to go around and under it to get past. We made it to the falls and there was open water near the top and towards the bottom area. Looking across the river we could see the sign but we did not chance walking over the snow covered unknown. We therefore turned around here and made a nice packed trail for anyone else to come.  
Name: Danielle 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-02-13 
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