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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail, Tripoli Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, January 13, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Greeley Parking lot is unplowed but we could get in with all-wheel drive 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water levels were high but all but one crossing were easy. At the one larger crossing, we walked about 100' upstream to rock hop 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: a bit challenging but nothing an experienced dog couldn't handleIt  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: We used Hillsounds all the way. Very challenging on the steeps. We were not looking forward to going down those steeps. Surprisingly, one of the easiest sections was the Chimney Bypass but only the immediate section; as soon as you went up the rocks and turned to go higher (where you’d come in if you did the Chimney BW), it was challenging. We would have switched to crampons going down but one of our party opted to turn around at East O so we asked him to pick us up at Livermore. Coming down from Osceola was an enjoyable piece of cake. It was very icy going up East O and O and my suggestion to folks would be a traverse, Kanc>Livermore. To put in perspective, the guy who went back from East O arrived at the parking lot at the exact same time that we arrived at Tripoli Road. For what it's worth, I think it would be worth the hassle of the drive.  
Name
Name: Elizabeth 
E-Mail
E-Mail: ewberry1@aol.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-01-14 
Link
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