Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Killington Peak, VT
Trails: Bucklin Trail, Long Trail, Killington Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I arrived at 7am and was the second car in the parking lot. When I returned at 10, the lot was full and people were parking along the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Very minor rock hopping. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One or two blowdowns, which were avoidable. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I think pups might have a hard time with the ice on the steep sections on top. 
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: This was a lovely hike--there was still some lingering foliage down around the bottom, and the views from up top were top notch. While there's no snow most of the way, there was quite a bit along the top .5 mile of the trail, and this made the trail particularly dicey the top .2 mile from the cabin to the summit. The trail gets pretty steep in that section, and the ice made the rock scrambles all the more difficult--transforming what I would say is a moderate-difficult section of trail to a very difficult section.  
Name: Sue 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-10-21 
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