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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, NH
Trails
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Cog Rail Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We parked at the Cog RR hiking lot, but be prepared it is a $10 per person fee. The lot was nicely plowed, but with reported visibility conditions on the summit, we had already planned to come down the COG service road.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Gem Pool was very easy to cross 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a couple of blowdowns on the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, but no worries  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail trail was very hard packed, and we used our "sharp" Hillsounds from start to finish for this hike. Conditions to Monroe, were very much the same.
There was minimal snow drifting to summit, but not enough to merit snowshoes.
Following the Cog Service road down was a great idea, and my first time ever going down that way, Once down about 1/2 mile, and actually on the service road, it was in awesome shape, and a shorter route down, and much safer with the near White Out conditions on the summit  
Name
Name: Doug Hunt 
E-Mail
E-Mail: doughunt52@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-14 
Link
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