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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Hale, NH
Trails
Trails: Zealand Road, Hale Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 21, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked up the street from Zealand Road on 302. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All frozen over  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few minor blowdowns, easily ducked under.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several dogs today, including the two with us.  
Bugs
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
 
Comments
Comments: After turning back Wednesday, we returned for another attempt. Zealand Road walk and the Hale Brook trail are in poor condition due to large groups of barebooters postholing their way along. Saw 13 others on the trail, only 5 had snowshoes.  
Name
Name: Mike 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Foghorn14us@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-21 
Link
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