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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Firescrew, Mt. Cardigan, NH
Trails
Trails: Manning Trail, Mowglis Trail, Clark Trail, Holt-Clark Cutoff, Holt Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blowdown, easy to duck under. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a few happy pups. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Glorious day. We looped counterclockwise and used micros car to car. A couple of times after we hit height of land on Firescrew I thought we might need to switch to snowshoes, but we never postholed as long as we stayed on the monorail. Conditions going up Firescrew were good, but a little bit mashed potato snow. Final ascent was firm until the ledges. Ledges were a mixture of black ice and bare rock. Coming down was more heavily trafficked and packed smooth for a very fast descent.  
Name
Name: SeanB 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-23 
Link
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