Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails: Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of space. 
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: All crossings were easy to doable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The unbridged crossings on Zealand Trail were easy and barring a tiny bit of mud, this trail was in great shape. The Twinway Trail, Zealand Spur, and West Bond Spur were also in great shape, again barring a little mud. The Bondcliff Trail was likewise in great shape but it offered up greater amounts of mud the lower we went, but nothing we couldn't manage to get past or around with ease. The crossings here, while a bit more challenging, were still quite doable. The Wilderness Trail had fair amounts of mud and one fairly large over-and-around blowdown, but again, nothing we couldn't manage with some care. The crossing here was also quite doable. Lincoln Woods Trail, like the trail above, was also pretty muddy in spots -- probably the worst in one spot -- but were able to get past these patches without getting too dirty. There was one small easy-over blowdown. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: N/A 
Bugs: Few to none. One deer fly noted. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Camera piece See this post: 
Comments: Hiked this one with handful of VFTTers and friends: Tim (yeah that Tim), Steve, Zack, and Scott; plus Heather (a soon-to-be member), and Roberta who finished her 48 on Bondcliff today. Woo-hoo! Congrats! What a terrific day and what a terrific group. We had lots of fun and seemed to get along quite well enjoying lots of laughs. We encountered a couple of sprinkles, but no sooner did they begin, they ended. Looking forward to the next one, guys!  
Name: Mike Cherim (NH Tramper) 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-07-07 
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