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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Washington (attempt), NH
Trails
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, March 11, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Cog railway parking lot. $10 fee 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All fine 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Used micro-spikes all the way to Lakes of the Clouds. The path was soft, but we weren't sinking enough to make snowshoes worth it. Other groups who made it to Lake of the Clouds were primarily wearing crampons, but a handful had microspikes. From the hut, the going up Crawford was very slow and the visibility was very low. Several of the groups we saw turned. We eventually switched to snowshoes as we got within .2 or .3 of the summit, as we were sinking into the drifts pretty significantly. We hit our turnaround time within striking distance (but not time) of the summit. Snowshoes most of the way down. There was a larger group of folks behind us that looked like they were going to make it.  
Name
Name: Peter B 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-03-12 
Link
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