Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Garfield, NH
Trails: Gale River Road, Garfield Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, April 13, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot was plowed and only saw about 3 cars  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All easily maneuverable.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple things to watch your eyes around, but in good shape overall 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Didn't run into any, but it would've been an easy day for them with some paw protection. Snow likely to ball up in fur. 
Bugs: Saw 1 flying bug 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
Comments: Overcast day up on Garfield, but managed to snag a limited, but lovely view. Trail is in good shape as you get higher up. Not much snow at first, then some icy patches, then the snow starts. Spikes the whole way up. Only changed to snowshoes when the snow got so sticky on the way down that it pulled my spikes off one at a time. Anyone's guess what is to come though.  
Name: Monkey 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-04-16 
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