Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, NH
Trails: Ravine Lodge Road, Gorge Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The gate to the lodge is closed. One other car when I got there at 7:30 and four others when I returned at 12:30. There were some spaces left. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail is in great shape. One 8 inch step over right after the third bridge, then another right after the last water sign then a 6 incher about 1/2 mile beyond that. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None today 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A crystal clear, blue sky day for this out and back with long 360 degree views at the top. The wind was surprisingly pretty stiff and cold along the road and in the trees in the morning. It did dissipate to almost nothing as I summited except for wind right at the peak and on the other side of the mountain. It was much more comfortable mid morning and I was able to spend significant me time on the peak enjoying the views with no other hikers in sight. The trail is in great shape with a hard packed trek. There are bony parts near the bottom and some icy spots but plenty of snow to step on so as to not wreck your micros. I bare booted until after the second bridge where I was met with ice on stone steps. Spikes from there until the end and probably warranted for the whole journey. I met six other hikers ascending and I was descending.  
Name: Dave D 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-11-22 
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