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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Elmore Mountain, VT
Trails
Trails: Park roads, Fire Tower Trail, Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Gate from Rte Rte 12 closed again; ample parking in lot off Beach Road. Icy lot requiring care. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Breakable Crust 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Large recent blowdown just beyond Ridge Tr jct. on section which is part of Catamount Tr. so most likely will be removed soon. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Heavy hearts on Elmore today. Craig's (ckeller) dog Stella recently passed. One of Elmore's regular hiking pups. Nice chatting with him and daughter today and wishing their family the best during this difficult time  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Microspikes all hike. Very helpful in section below tower. 2-5" max. currently of powder snow. Trails were faster yesterday before another 2" covered up uneven spots making for some awkward steps.  
Name
Name: franco 
E-Mail
E-Mail: cockerbuff@aol.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-12-05 
Link
Link: https:// 
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