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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, NH
Trails
Trails: Glencliff Trail, Carriage Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking @ GLencliff Trailhead on High St. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All of the water crossings were small and easy. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: No bug issues. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Mooselauke
Glencliff Trail

Excellent day to be in the Whites. Bottom half of the trail was clear of snow, with muddy and wet patches. About halfway (1.8 miles) snow becomes increasingly prevalent, with microspikes needed. The trail starts by passing through several meadows before heading into the woods. It rapidly becomes steep, before eventually beginning to traverse across the slope at a more manageable angle, before becoming very steep and challenging once again (this section was covered with snow and some ice from several inches to a foot or more) until arriving at the ridge. The last mile runs atop the ridge protected by trees until the last 0.5 miles or so, which are on exposed slope. Once exposed, it was very windy (40-50mph winds). The top was snow covered with rime ice on the cairns. Poles (which I don't often use) were very helpful on the way back down, as the snow and ice began to become a little slushy.  
Name
Name: Eric Jaeger 
E-Mail
E-Mail: ejaeger@truenorthgroup.org 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-02 
Link
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