Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Whitehouse Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Osseo Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Whitehouse Trail/AT lot on Route 3 - no issues.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There were no issues - able to easily hop rock-to-rock.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a few blowdowns that were easily ducked under.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one dog on the trail - there didn't seem to be any issues.  
Bugs: No issues - yet.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Monica lost her Android phone - again.  
Comments: The original plan was to do the whole ridge but despite clear blue skies the whilping winds made going above treeline a bad idea, so we stayed in the trees and just did the southern half of the ridge. Started with microspikes in the lot - there were some slick spots on the Whitehouse Trail - and kept them on to the summit of Liberty. After Liberty we switched to snow shoes and kept them on over Flume and down the Osseo Trail. Lincoln Woods was iced over but managed to finish in bare boots.  
Name: Michael & Monica 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-04-06 
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