|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Cardigan, NH|
||West Side Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Sunday, January 6, 2019|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||road is in very good, smooth shape, minimal snow or ice |
||Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Small Patches |
||Light Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||a few easy stepovers |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||very good |
||our two had their usual joyous time; met several new friends of 2 and 4 legged variety. |
|Lost and Found:
||Very nice crusty snow trail with a little ice here and there, especially above tree line; all easily avoidable. Gray skies allowed views to E, S, W, but N was closed in by approaching squall. Forgot Kestrel, but estimate T @~20's; wind 20 with gusts 40+/- before and during squall.|
Fine day for a "rehab" hike to get legs ready for upcoming season.
Fun watching a few crows playing in the wind!
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.