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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Pico Peak, VT
Trails
Trails: Sherburne Pass Trail, Pico Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, December 30, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Sherburne Pass Trailhead lot across from Inn at Long Trail. Large lot right on rt. 4.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple old blowdowns but only one was difficult to get by because it was at just the right height to make it difficult to go under or over. Hikers had started a path around it.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Didn’t see any. Seems like an easy trail for dogs. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Beautiful day on Pico Peak! Had been scared off earlier this month by a trip report telling of car break-ins in the parking lot. Was surprised to see the lot was so big and wide open right on rt. 4. Trail was very packed down and easy to follow. Somewhat less traveled after intersecting with the first ski trail which was closed. Walk up the ski trail just a short distance and re-enter the woods on the same side of the ski trail.

After passing Pico Camp, the spur trail heads up from behind the camp and crosses the Killington-Pico Interconnect Road before coming out on another ski trail just below the top of the quad chairlift. Lots of people enjoying a beautiful day of skiing. Walking past and behind the Ski Patrol hut brings you to the hiker warming hut. Some views of Killington at the top but under cast hid most of the views. Coming back down after a day with temps in low 30’s, the snow had become more wet but not too sticky. Listening to the ice melt off the tree branches was beautiful!  
Name
Name: Ann 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Ann.pt@hotmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-12-30 
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