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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 2, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot was FULL at 9:00 a.m. There were hundreds of people on the trail. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Significant, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Crossings all doable.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Falling Waters has a handful of blowdowns: all are navigable. Really bad section of drainage on Old Bridle Path within a mile of the parking lot. There was an AMC trail crew present attempting to resolve the problem with new water channels and water bars. Until this is fixed, expect extreme mud in this section.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Tons of dogs, mostly small. Dogs can do this trail, but it can be long and hot during the summer.  
Bugs
Bugs: Black flies were out and hungry. Despite 85 degree temps, a hefty wind on the summit, and hosing myself in DEET... I still managed to acquire a few blistering bites.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: There were times that this trail felt like a conga line due to all of the people. There were at least 5 groups of French Canadians consisting of 15+ people. Very very crowded mountain. Should you find yourself hiking solo, learn to say "Puis-je passer?" - otherwise, you'll be following the crowds all day.  
Name
Name: iagreewithjamie 
E-Mail
E-Mail: iagreewithjamie@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-06-03 
Link
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