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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, NH
Trails
Trails: Ravine Lodge Road, Gorge Brook Trail, Carriage Road, abandoned Snapper Trail, Snapper Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The Frost Heave Highway (Rt 118) lived up to its name. I felt like the Bo Duke in the General Lee, quite literally airborne twice. Yeeehaw! Ravine Road is plowed to its angle parking lot. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings are bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There are two duck unders that are limbed along the carriage road between Snapper and Glencliff Junction. Hand saw worthy 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Two doggoes out today truly enjoying themselves 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: A FINE day in the forest. A later start for me, an early start for the Clarks. Trails are in superb shape. You could probably spike it to the summit, but televators make this hike a breeze. Speaking of a breeze, a stiff wind greated us on the summit. Sustained 20ish mph, so pretty typical for Moose. Less than cairn to cairn visibility in the blowing snow but we have all been on this trail several times so we where able to find out way. Multiple opportunities for sledding along the Carraige Road. Plenty of skiers earning their turns. As noted in the maintenance portion, there are two duck unders which could probably be done on skis if you are a limbo champion. I opted to take and break the abandoned sections of the Snapper Trail because what's more fun that sending thigh deep pow flying everywhere while breaking downhill? It was largely easy to follow but I lost it at the turn and made my own fun from there. Open woods and easy moving. 118 was interesting in the snowstorn on the way home. Made it home in time to watch the puppy bowl - score!  
Name
Name: The Teal Goat, Sidehill, & Poptart 
E-Mail
E-Mail: sea2thebiscuit@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-07 
Link
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