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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Mansfield (The Chin), VT
Trails
Trails: Access road, Laura Cowles Trail, Long Trail, Sunset Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 7, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Ample parking at lower parking lot. Not plowed yet to the main gate at Underhill State Park 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No challenging crossings this weekend 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Wore microspikes the whole way. Brought crampons but didn't use them. Another week or two of freeze/thaw may create conditions for crampons, especially on the ascent of Laura Cowles. Amazing views for the long open descent of Sunset Ridge.  
Name
Name: Eliot 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-04-10 
Link
Link: http:// 
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