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Peaks
Peaks East Osceola (attempt), NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Limited parking at the Greenly Pond trail-head, additional parking at the Hancock lot. I would not recommend parking on the side of the road in these conditions. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Step overs or snow bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple of duck unders, in good condition 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: We saw 2, one seemed to be having a great time. 
Bugs
Bugs: Nope 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing 
 
Comments
Comments: Started out good, there were a few groups there today. The conditions were a tad tricky, 4-6" fresh fluffy powder on top of a 0.50-1" crust of ice. This made some of the steep parts very tricky for some. I ended up calling the trip before we got to the rock slide section due to conditions, and concerns about the rock slide sections. I'm not sure anyone made the peak today. I'm pretty sure that all groups called it before the peak. As always, even a trickier day in the mountains is still better than a good day at work. We will attempt this one again this season.  
Name
Name: Yukon & Weather Witch 
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-02-13 
Link
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