Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Moat Mountain, NH
Trails: Moat Mountain Trail, Red Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Muddy hut plenty of parking. Pull in slow as there's a massive pothole/puddle at the entrance 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Snow Bridges are gone. Crossing for red Ridge trail is doable with waterproof boots for now. As water levels rise it may be sketchy. Water crossing along Moat Mountain Trail is doable on a log 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Snow Fleaz! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great day getting some red-lining in with my friend Mike. I hiked in the night before and Mike met me at camp in the morning. Spikes were doable to the Red Ridge trail but snowshoes recommended from there. The monorail just isn't stable enough or packed enough. Plenty of post holing even with snowshoes on. Oh the joys of spring hiking. I expect these conditions to persist for quite some time. Upper portions of Red Ridge are all exposed rock so we carried snowshoes for this short section. It was an excellent day with varying conditions and weather.  
Name: BK Noonan & Ginger Beard 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-04-14 
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