Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Eisenhower, NH
Trails: Edmands Path, Eisenhower Loop, Crawford Path, Mt. Eisenhower Trail, Dry River Cutoff, Mt. Clinton Trail, Mizpah Cutoff, Crawford Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: bridged early on, used crocs to cross Dry River at end of Mt. Eisenhower Trail; other crossings on Dry River Cutoff rock hopped or log stepped 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Edmands Path has about 6 large blowdowns below the location of the old stone arch, step over/under, one a herd path forming to the left; Mt Eisenhower Trail is narrow in places but not too many obstacle blowdowns; Dry River Cutoff also narrow in places but not too many obstacle blowdowns; Mt. Clinton Trail approaching the hut has many HUGE blowdowns in a spot or two(near each other) where we had to crawl into the tunnel of softwood branches to get sign at Mt. Clinton/Dry River Cutoff jct for Mt. Clinton Trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: only a few bugging black flies in the PM 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Rod agreed to come with me for some new trails and we also did Ike as a buddy that wilderness area for sure and trails were not too bad to follow...Dry River Cutoff at the second crossing did have some flagging to show the way, but one needs to walk up the brook bed a short distance to locate where the trail goes left up the bank and then hooks around to the right immediately..the blowdown patch on Mt Clinton Trail is one of the most tangled I've seen..  
Name: Lefty E 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-06-18 
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