Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Stowe Pinnacle, VT
Trails: Stowe Pinnacle Trail, Pinnacle Meadows Trail, road walk
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 3 cars at 8:00 in Stowe Pinnacle lot; 6 at 11:15; most likely will be busy this coming Saturday. 3 cars in Pinnacle Meadows lot and road up had tire packed surface from recent snow which was slick on foot travel. Most likely bare road by tomorrow. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing significant on this loop. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No issues; signage for proper trail usage and advise to hike lower elevation trails if mud season issues. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Fine trails for those met today. 
Bugs: None. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: A nice car remote key with MICHAEL written on it was left on the gate entrance starting up the Pinnacle Meadows Trail; most likely lost yesterday. 
Comments: Gorgeous morning loop hike going up Stowe Pinnacle Tr. and down the Pinnacle Meadows Tr. and Pinnacle Road. Brought light traction but never needed it surprisingly. Slickest part was coming down road. Possibly the best views I've had up here throughout many hikes. ADK,s visible from top. Great view of Mansfield area from top of road section of Pinnacle Meadows Tr. but the view from the vista spur trail on Stowe Pinnacle Tr. is growing in. Trails all solidly frozen on this cool morning but recent snow helped with traction over potential ice.  
Name: franco 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-04-23 
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