Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, NH
Trails: Beaver Brook XC ski trail, Gale River Road, Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Small lots for Garfield and Galehead at Rt 3 were plowed, but I parked at the Beaver XC lot which was sort-of plowed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All mostly-bridged and easy to hop 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Only consequential one was between the two Twins 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: N/A 
Bugs: None - love that about winter! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
Comments: Gale River Trail is reasonably well-packed, but the Garfield Ridge Trail and Frost Trail aren't yet and the Twinway is barely consolidated and also prone to drifting.

I was super-thankful for the crew yesterday that packed out Gale River Trail and for the team of 4 (Jason, John, Rebecca, and Phil) who did most of the trail breaking up the Twins!  
Name: Nathan Streeter 
E-Mail: (my name with no spaces) 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-01-12 
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