Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Killington Peak, VT
Trails: Bucklin Trail, Long Trail, Killington Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 10, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: 1 tree with a hand saw on the re route of the bucklin trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easily except the last .2 would be rough 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lost nothing, found nothing 
Comments: Well we were the first on the trail and it looked like the 4 of us were it for the day... on the weekend! This shocked me, but two other ladies were right behind us for the rest of the day as well as 2 other solo people later in the day. It looked like the only snow on the ground were the 2-4” from the night before storm. Half of us used microspikes the other two barebooted it once we got to the right turn in the trail with elevation we all had them on. The wind did pick up and dumped snow on us... and then t started to snow on us. We finally made it to the lodge which wow... people are destroying that shelter with spray paint and beer cans everywhere. Well the next .2 to the peak was about a soft snow cover over sheer ice!!! We went up slow and careful. We stood on the peak for a photo before almost getting blown over and we tried to not slip to hurt ourselves on the way down.... if you know the ski trail way-i would highly suggest to go that way. Well we made it down in one piece and more snow feel til we got on the car.  
Name: Danielle 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-12-10 
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