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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Northeast Cannonball, NH
Trails
Trails: Lonsome Lake Trail, Cascade Brook Trail, Fishin' Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of room in the Lafayette Place lot when we arrived Tuesday morning. Lot was starting to overflow when we returned at about noon today. Make sure to park in designated lots only. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged on the Lonesome Lake Trail 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One large blowdown just before the Hi Cannon Trail junction on our way in. It had been cut up by the time we were leaving. Many rotted bog bridges along the Kinsman Ridge Trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Some scrambles along this route but most dogs should do fine. 
Bugs
Bugs: Minimal 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Kinsmans/Cannon Balls overnight at Kinsman Pond. Trails were dry when we started on Tuesday. A few minor muddy areas here and there. Even the Fishin' Jimmy Trail was fairly dry. We made our way up to Kinsman Pond, set up camp and continued up to the Kinsmans. Rain threatened all afternoon but never developed. It did rain a bit overnight making the trails wet this morning. Some of the scrambles along the Kinsman Ridge Trail were a bit tricky with the wet footing. Lots of mud to deal with along the KRT between the Cannon Balls. We were going to hit Cannon as well but Tonya's knee was bothering her so we decided to save it for another time. Made a quick exit down the Lonesome Lake Trail. Lots of people making their way to the hut this morning.  
Name
Name: Skidder 
E-Mail
E-Mail: stephen.kidder@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-07-11 
Link
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