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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Clay, NH
Trails
Trails: Caps Ridge Trail, Great Gulf Trail, Clay Loop, Jewell Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 8, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We spotted a car in the Ammo trailhead parking lot and then drove down Jefferson Notch Road to begin our ascent via the Caps Ridge Trail. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The only memorable crossings are on the Jewell Trail and they are bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Signage at the intersection of the Clay Loop Trail and Jewell Trail would be helpful.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: We saw some dogs on the summits of Jefferson and Clay. We did not see any on the Caps Ridge Trail. 
Bugs
Bugs: Mosquitos and black flies were biting in the late afternoon on the way down. Bug nets were not needed but bug repellant is useful. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: It was a gorgeous day to be exposed on the ridge of the Northern Presidentials. On a gorgeous sunny day with a nice breeze like the one we had, the Caps Ridge Trail is one of the most beautiful ascents in the Whites.  
Name
Name: KLBS 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-07-11 
Link
Link: http://www.facebook.com/groups/LesBeInTheMountains 
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