Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Killington Peak, VT
Trails: Bucklin Trail, Long Trail, Killington Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 19, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: First car in the lot at 9 AM. A couple were in the lot when we returned. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: 3 bridges over the main streams. A handful of step over trickles along the way. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: An inch or two of snow fell during the hike. It didn't affect the hike at all except to hide the occasional icy sections on the hard packed trail. We wore spikes until about mile two where the trail starts to gain some elevation. My hiking partner switched to snowshoes to take advantage of the televators on the way up. At Cooper Lodge, I also switched to snowshoes as the spur to the top had some deep drifts. Very windy and no visibility at the top. The last 100 feet or so was very steep and icy; crampons would have helped going back down that short section but not worth carrying for such a short distance. We stayed in the snowshoes until back to the flatter last 2 miles. We saw two other hikers and two skiers as we were headed back.  
Name: Booka 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-02-19 
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