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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Ascutney, VT
Trails
Trails: Windsor Trail, Blood Rock Trail, Bushwhack, Windsor Trail, Slab Trail, Slot Trail, Windsor Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: A decent amount of ice in the Windsor lot. When we got down, probably 12 cars in the lot.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All snowbridged or easily rock-hoppable.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blowdown with a well-established path around it.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Had two with us today. Did ok for the most part, but had to be helped on some of the icy spots.  
Bugs
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
 
Comments
Comments: Windsor Trail was hard-packed and icy. We all went spikes car-to-car, but you could have (and for some people, may have been more comfortable with) gone with trail crampons. Slab/Slot Trail to Castle Rock was unbroken. We broke it, but it is rough.



 
Name
Name: Chef 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-09 
Link
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