Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Ascutney, VT
Trails: Weathersfield Trail, West Peak Spur, Windsor Trail, Brownsville Rock Spur, Castle Rock Trail, Futures Trail, Futures Link, Hang Glider Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: At the trailhead off High Meadow Rd. in Perkinsville. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: In general, all of these trails were in good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: One glowy wristband thing at Little Cascade Falls, which I carried out. 
Comments: A beautiful day to piece together this loop over Ascutney. I hadn't been here in several years and this was my first time on Weathersfield, which is a neat trail with several interesting natural features.

Conditions were dry overall although ice is starting to take hold higher up. No need for traction today though. I did take a small slip on a patch of black ice on the way down. I visited the high point where the radio towers are and popped up to the observation tower, but didn't stay too long as the wind was making it quite cold. Excellent crystal clear views from the all the outlooks; Mt. Washington was clearly seen with fresh snow. Descending was slow with intentional stepping as the leaves are hiding rocks.  
Name: KenM 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-11-24 
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