Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Cannon Mountain, NH
Trails: Hi-Cannon Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Lonesome Lake Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Slippery snow, not great for bald tires 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs today, too icy 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found a red bandana at the hi-cannon Dodge cut off junction. Left on the junction sign 
Comments: Went up hi-cannon. Steep with loose snow but snowshoes weren't necessary. Some ice on hi-cannon that would be easier with crampons but an ice axe makes it doable. Parts of the ladder was covered in snow but wasn't slippery. Kinsman's ridge to junction was very icy in spots, going up or down it would be best with crampons but microspikes could do the trick. If continuing to cannon balls or kinsmans summits, it is hardly traveled. Some form of traction or snowshoe would be desirable. Did the lonesome lake to the hut which provided a lot of slim monorails around the area of the foot bridges and post holing was unavoidable in areas. Overall, bare booted the whole loop but crampons would have made it easier, using the ice axe made it possible.  
Name: Emalem 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-01-13 
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