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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot unplowed parked in a turnout five minute walk east of trailhead 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The main crossing is well bridged in two places. Others are stepovers 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Snowfleas and one spider  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Pair of windstopper gloves at trailhead. 
 
Comments
Comments: Trail was fairly well packed until Mt Osceola trail at which point I followed a set of ski tracks up that stopped at viewpoint on left just before summit of East Osceola. I used snowshoes until the steep section began at which point I wore crampons for the duration of the hike until returning to this point. There is between four to six inches of new snow with small amounts of drifting. I took the bypass which was no issue. I highly recommend crampons,ice ax, and a rope as a safety to ascend East Osceola. Microspikes will not suffice at this time.  
Name
Name: Scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Mainebeefman@gmail.com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-03-25 
Link
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