Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Cannon Mountain, NH
Trails: Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, January 21, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at the tram parking lot which was plowed. The hiker lot was not. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Two birches which were easily walked around. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No pups today. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A cold but beautiful day for this hike. Low temps, blue skies, great visibility and no wind in the trees. We opted for a 9:30 start, still -1 degree and snowshoed end to end. There were awesome views in all directions from the viewing points and along the ridge. There was no wind in the trees but a stiff 10 mph on the exposed areas which was very manageable with proper layering. The trial is chawed up in some places from spikers and bare booters with post holes, divots and some ankle breakers especially at elevation. There is a clearly visible trough to the summit but beware of off shoot trails, some of which are well troddened. Despite warnings from yesterday's report, we managed to travel one during our descent. You may want to look back as you ascend to get a sense of the trail for your return trek.  
Name: Dave D 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-01-21 
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