Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Firescrew, Mt. Cardigan (attempt), NH
Trails: Manning Trail, Mowglis Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Very muddy road to Lodge made for difficult travel in ruts. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet/Slippery Rock, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We lost trail once we got to first major ledges and walked around for awhile trying to locate a marker. Just happened upon the yellow marker on a ledge but it was covered in snow. Then lost trail again just beyond the Mowglis trail.

Beautiful day to be out! Crystal blue skies. The Manning Trail turns to the right just before the first major ledges, however, the only marker indicating this was covered in snow. Since we were breaking Trail we had no path to follow. Just by luck, we cleared off the rock and noticed the marker. Absolutely breathtaking views on the ledges. Just before Firescrew, the trail was steep and icy. Could have used crampons, but with the help of the trees, we managed with spikes. We lost the trail again once we turned onto Mowglis trail. After walking around a bit and looking ahead to more steep ledges, we called it a day.  
Name: Denise Monroe 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-02-28 
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