Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Surprise, Mt. Moriah, NH
Trails: Carter-Moriah Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: there was room for 4 cars or so at the trailhead then people parked along the road as well as the plowed out lot before the trailhead had some room as well 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: no issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: only after mt surprise has it always been a mess to try to find a trail as blazes disappear there. Also some blowdowns that may need to get trimmed up for the spring or they may just be high enough that they will become widowmakers instead. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: we had one with us and passed a few more 
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: lost nothing and found nothing 
Comments: Well it was Joe's finish of 4 lists: NH48, Winter NH48, NE67, NEHH!! There were 9 of us total with also Moe the pup! We all wore snowshoes the entire time and the snow never stuck to them. If you walked off the trail you would easily find out the monorail is the only thing that will keep you afloat. We got stuck in a few snow squalls and the skies opened up partly for us. The trail does go off a few times from people trying to find their own way but we all made it to the same place. There was a fair amount of people on the trail, some in snowshoes, some in spikes, and a few in bareboots with no traction. We post holed at times with snowshoes and on our way our a lot more post holes from others without snowshoes were happening everywhere.... ah the spring will be interested as every year is.  
Name: Danielle 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-03-17 
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