|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Haystack Mountain, Mt. Snow, VT|
||Deerfield Ridge Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Monday, February 15, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Plenty of parking for one car on Upper Dam Rd in Wilmington, and one at Mt Snow |
||Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder |
||Snowshoes, Skis |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Thanks to three GMC volunteers working eight-person days the high ridge is great. Still needs work south of / below the Haystack Peak spur, as the summer hiking trail has plenty of overhanging snow-laden branches. |
|Lost and Found:
||Haystack ski area, Mt Snow ski area|
Bare boots or MicroSpikes to the spur for Haystack Peak, then skied to Mt Snow, then down it. Bless the two Slavic women snowshoeing ahead of us, who packed the trail even better.
I needed skins twice, but my buddy climbed fine on his new Madshus XC skis.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.