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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, NH
Trails
Trails: Glencliff Trail, Carriage Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 17, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot was full. Parked in road on High Street. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Beautiful bluebird day. Such a rarity. First time on Moosilauke winter hike I've seen the summit in the clear for the approach, summit visit and return to the Carriage Road/Glenncliff trail junction. Usually obscured by freezing fog and blowing snow. Not today! Negligible wind: 5-10mph gusts at the summit. 25 deg F. Summit was crowded, as one might imagine.

High, thin clouds moved in as we headed down Glenncliff.

Gleffcliff was packed snow. Bareboot okay but snowshoes will preserve trailsnow cosolidation & integrity for your fellow hikers. Carriage road from Glenncliff had drifts that only been broken out by woman hiker we saw ealier on Glenncliff; thank you!

Last 1/8 mile to summit had patchess of tough blue ice, but I stayed on old snowshoes with new bindings and sharp bearclaws. Others switched to microspikes.

Today's hike was a huge gift. Thanks!  
Name
Name: Mike 
E-Mail
E-Mail: fourseasonhikeratgmaildotcom 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-17 
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