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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cardigan, NH
Trails
Trails: West Ridge Trail, Ranger Cabin, South Ridge Trail, Skyland Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Extra 0.8 mi. roadwalk past closed gate. OPen sometime early May. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Snowed over 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No blowdowns, very few blazes visible at treeline. You have to know where the trails go without them. Blazes in woods are snow-free and clear. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: several encountered, all friendly. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: West Ridge Trail is badly postholed during the thaw last week. You have to keep your eyes on the ground when hiking or you will break a leg. I marvel at the energetic stupidity of people who will climb a mountain that way when snowshoes are so inexpensive...  
Name
Name: Creag nan drochaid 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-02-21 
Link
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