|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Cobble Hill, NH|
||Cobble Hill Trail, snowmobile trail, bushwhack|
|Date of Hike:
||Friday, March 15, 2019|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Trailhead is just past the 116 junction off of rt 112, heading west. Off you cross the bridge you've gone too far |
||Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Wet/Sticky |
||Snowshoes, Traction |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
|Lost and Found:
||A NH HIGHEST 500 peak. Cobble Hill. I knew this peak was going to be an ass-kicker! I heavy-packed in 2.1 miles up to the WMNF boundary, marked by a line of trees with large red blazes, then followed the boundary markers up, bushwhacking to the height of land and summit register. The western wall was brief but super sketch, rising 100 feet in elevation over a linear distance of just 50-80 feet. It must've clocked in at 50+ degrees. Rather than skirt around the wall, a fairly safe path led up through the ice-strewn boulders. I was missing my mountaineering crampons for sure! I made it up through this challenging section with my snowshoes on, but opted for just my mountaineering boots on the way down, leaping from |
tree-base to tree-base Spring conditions are here.
||stompmachine a.k.a. Koba |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.