Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Starr King, Mt. Waumbek, NH
Trails: Starr King Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at the trail head parking lot. The usual winter conditions, our jeep was fine going up and down the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only small one trickling, easy to step over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Two newish blow downs, on is a duck under and the other big one has heard paths going around each side. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Our doggo had a blast as always :) We did not see any other doggos. 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing lost, nothing found. 
Comments: We were the fist vehicle in the lot at 8am. The trail is packed solid! Just after Starr King there was a very slight dusting of snow over the packed snow, and then just before Waumbek summit there was the usual drifting, but nothing major. Hillsound trail crampons start to finish. On our descent we passed a solo hiker and then another group of about 5 or 6. Cold but beautiful day, and gorgeous views!!!  
Name: Marylyn Styles 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-01-26 
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