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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Mansfield - The Chin, VT
Trails
Trails: Laura Cowles Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Nicely plowed/sanded lot about 1 mile before the park entrance. Some cars opted to drive up to the park gate, but isn't the point to get exercise? Good warm up to hoof it up the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridges (!) over the one significant crossing...all others were step overs. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Not enough snow for snowshoes. Full crampons would have been overkill. Sunset Ridge trail looked to have had quite a bit of foot traffic, but the LC trail had been used too, recently. Nice undercast.  
Name
Name: postal patty 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-06 
Link
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