Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Killington Peak, VT
Trails: Bucklin Trail, Long Trail, Killington Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot was plowed. Only one other car at 9:30. No other cars at 2:40 pm. Several cars parked along Wheelerville Rd were likely hunters. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged or easily rock hopped 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple of duck under but nothing bad 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Our medium size dog seemed to have no problems except for some snow and ice freezing to paws near summit, despite the mushers wax applied at the trailhead. There were signs warning of porcupines near Pico but none seen. Saw a moose on the trail but our dog did not. Not sure how he would have reacted. 
Bugs: Nope. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great hike. Thanks to whoever broke trail Saturday. Used micro spikes until the last 0.2 miles, then switched to snowshoes, but may have been better sticking with microspikes. That last tenth of a mile to the summit is very steep. Jennie switched back to micro spikes for decent. I stuck with snowshoes back down to about 2800 feet.  
Name: Gerry & Jennie 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-11-18 
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