Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Clay, NH
Trails: Jewell Trail, Gulfside, Clay Loop, Westside Trail, Crawford Path, Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 11, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The water level on first crossing of Ammo River on the Jewell Trail next to the cog rail station was about 1" up the side of your boot; same with the waterfall crossing higher up on the Ammo Trail. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Fresh blowdown on the Jewell Trail, around the 1.5 mile mark (from the cog parking lot) 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: A receiver-looking item with an antenna, (not a GPS, maybe a 2 way radio?) had been left at the kiosk at the Ammo trailhead; the front was marked "DT Systems" and the back was marked "Micro-iDT PLUS" 
Comments: I had been expecting ice conditions based on what I experienced on Friday on Mt Pierce, but by Sunday everything had melted, and conditions were dry, and ice- and snow-free till going down Ammo Trail, which had a lot of small patches of black ice mixed with wet rock, making for slow going until the Gem Pool. The only slick area after that was the log bridge with the handrail. Westside Trail was beautiful and easy to follow, and marks my completion of redlining the 30th edition of the AMC WM guidebook. Thanks to Linc for a great day.  
Name: twinkle toes 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-10-12 
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