New Hampshire
Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bald Cap Peak, Dream Lake, NH
Trails: Austin Brook Trail, Dryad Falls Trail, Peabody Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked off North road opposite Austin Brook trail. No others vehicles today. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Streams encountered are easily crossed, but watch out for icy rocks. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: 4 single trees down on Dryad Falls trail. The first one, a big spruce, is the most difficult. A small saw for limbs will help. 1 tree down on Peabody Brook trail by Dream Lake. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: No bugs. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Austin Brook trail is hard frozen and in goods shape. Dryad Falls trail suffered more erosion in the recent Oct rains, and upper sections have persistent running water/ice. Also, boardwalks along Dream Lake have a snow/ice coating. I wore my lightest traction and had no problem. Not enough depth for spikes yet. Bald Cap Peak ledges were safely free of ice, and soaking up the full sunshine today. Dream Lake locked under ice.  
Name: tom fernald 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-11-21 
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