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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Ascutney, VT
Trails
Trails: Brownsville Trail, Norcross Trail, Windsor Trail, Slot Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, November 17, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking space.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None to speak of, all easy step overs. The one major brook crossing on the Windsor trail has a rope for added stability.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few limbs down which I mostly flicked out of the trail.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I saw one dog as I was almost back to the Brownsville parking lot. All of these trails are very dog friendly.  
Bugs
Bugs: None! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Ascutney is fun because it’s not a long drive! And you can combine various trails to mix it up.
Wet snow/no snow/slush until about 2,000’. Then a good snow cover (3” or so) of somewhat crusty snow which made for great traction. There were a few spots deeper, of fluffy stuff.
Donned Nanospikes for the descent down the Brownsville trail, but if I were more confident, I wouldn’t have used anything. That crusty snow provides a pretty good grip.  
Name
Name: postal patty  
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-11-18 
Link
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