Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Hancock, South Hancock, NH
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of spots at the hairpin.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings were low. The higher crossing on HLT had significant ice flows, not all solid.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Half mile in HNT there is a chest high blowdown. I recall only a couple other easy step-overs, one along the ridge that has been sawed through. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Two pups seen. This is a decent hike for dogs. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Tomorrow's condtions will change throughout the day with the incomming weather. This morning HNT and much of CBT only had some small sections of black ice and a light dusting of snow, any mud was frozen. Less ice on the ascend up north side of the loop than on the descent off South Peak, where there was more substantial blue ice.  
Name: Kyle L 
E-Mail: kjlanctot gmail 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-11-25 
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