Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Camel's Hump, VT
Trails: Burrows Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plowed road and plowed parking lot. First one there at 7 AM. Fairly packed lot at 10:30 AM 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Soft snow on top of hard packed. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: One cute dog ahead of his 2 owners 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: A cover for Kahtula spikes. I left it by the signage kiosk. 
Comments: Pretty easy hike. I was alone to the top. It was snowing and it had been for a few hours so it was soft granular on top of a hard base. A guy had bare booted a day or two before, so there were several post-holes I had to deal with. I had my snowshoes the entire hike. Some wind when the Long Trail starts, but nothing major. No views at the top.
On my descent I met several hikers going up, most with just microspikes. The trail was very well packed down by the time I was finished. A couple was planning on skiing up.
Fun day! 3 hours and 30 minutes total time for me since I had a gradual ascent while I was breaking trail (just a few inches). Easily could be done in 3 hours or less. 3.5 miles and about 2,300 elevation.  
Name: Michael Stonek 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-03-01 
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