Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails: Greeley Ponds Ski Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, February 15, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The XC lot was plowed this time around so I looked no further and parked there (It's the lot before the trailhead) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: This route negates any water crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Recent work has been done on the XC Ski trail. This was my first time on the trail and it, for whatever reason, diverts hard to the left almost immediately to nowhere. I thought I was following the wrong trail.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A FINE day in the forest. We utilized the XC Ski trail (Snowshoes required - dont be a postholio and wreck it for the skiers). As noted above, it diverts a hard 90 to the left about 100ft from the parking lot. It's well packed but dead ends after about 100 yards. Nothing of note until we got into Mad River Notch. Then the fun begins. I was sweating more than an woman of ill repute in a house of worship. Trail is in OK shape from there to Osceola proper, but the amount of buttsledding on this trail has made it resemble a half pipe - one long chute. I cant imagine how that is fun as I noted plenty of bare rocks for road rash and plenty of visible sticks and roots for a backcountry proctologist exam. We wore snowshoes from car to car. Did note a minor undercast for about a minute over the Tripyramids. Only saw 6 folks all day.  
Name: The Teal Goat & Ms. Mix-a-lot 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-15 
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