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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Pack Monadnock Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Wapack Trail, bushwhack, auto road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, March 15, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Aside from a fair amount of mud, no issues at the Miller State Park parking area. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No crossings, although I came across some pseudo-crossings made by running meltwater. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: None... yet.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: This was one of the most wet hikes I've ever done. The temperature was in the high 50s to low 60s the whole hike, so the snow on the mountain was melting very rapidly. The steep lower part of the Wapack Trail was a mix of running water, spring snow, ice, and wet ground, but from then on, the Wapack Trail had some serious slush, which often had 6-12 inches of water underneath. The slush got so bad that a little over halfway up the trail, I cut over to the closed auto road, which also had quite a bit of slush (but only one area with water underneath). That said, if the area keeps getting mild weather, I wouldn't be surprised if the southern side of South Pack is snow and ice free by the end of next week.  
Name
Name: Spencer 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-03-15 
Link
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