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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Ethan Pond, NH
Trails
Trails: Ethan Pond Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Space for ~6 vehicles at the trailhead and another ~6 at the bottom of the road. Road is unplowed and unplowed icy. Made it up just fine with snow tires and four-wheel drive, but it's not a long walk. No need to be a hero. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Non-issues today 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One knee-high blowdown between the campsite and the junction with Willey Range, easily stepped over 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: From the parking lot to the junction with Willey Range trail is a highway, as one might expect, and starting to get a touch icy in spots. The rest of the way to the pond is far less traveled, so cheers to the two hikers I met on my way in/their way out who reported having broken this one out yesterday! Footbed is not entirely consolidated on that section, but off to a nice start. Didn't look like anyone has been past the campsite heading towards Thoreau Falls and Zealand trail since the last snow fell. I carried snowshoes and Hillsounds and was not mad about giving them a free ride, but didn't use either. All of this changes with tomorrow's storm, of course, but here it is for today!  
Name
Name: bullyandblaze 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-11-30 
Link
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