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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail, Fishin' Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Hi-Cannon Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Couple of tricky spots with snow covering the true edge, but doable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Significant storm damage along the ridge; lots of half frozen mud and puddles w thin crust, puncheon hidden under snow. 3-4" of powder from almost the bottom of the trail, but very little ice as of yet.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of dogs out; conditions getting sketchy for the shortlegged guys, and some steep pitches that are getting. really challenging for most trail dogs. Hi-Cannon is NOT an option w a dog I learned the hard way today. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Parking at Lafayette is all clear. Lots of friendly hikers out, but not crowded. Packed powder on trail is doable w regular traction, but microspikes definitely came in handy.  
Name
Name: blackmore 
E-Mail
E-Mail: llll@ameridane.org 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-11-09 
Link
Link: http://instagram.com/ameridane.press 
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