Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, NH
Trails: Gale River Trail. Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur, North Twin Trail, herd path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 7, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: easy parking at both ends of this loop (fee) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: crossing on Gale River Trail on reroute of no issue. Upper crossing of little river on North Twin Trail took a big step but emerged with dry boots. we were upstream a bit from the blowdown. Avoided lower crossings with herd path 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Gale river trail reroute hardening off nicely with only a couple of muddy spots. Frost trail has some brush and could use some love. North Twin trail down from the view ledge shows some severe erosion in places, recent work noted on some blowdowns and a bog bridge and a few cleared water bars..brushy in spots. Herd path around lower crossings on North Twin Trail should be blazed and just move trail footbed of the day 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: while not biting..well me at least..bugs were annoying on Gale River reroute and North Twin Trail below the crossings 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: hot and humid at times tho nice breeze on the summits. Lots of hut traffic and a few south bound thru hikers. great day to be out. perfect swim hole off the North Twin trail parking lot at the end. Thanks Valerie for a fine hike...real nice to be out there today  
Name: silverfox 
E-Mail: marktaub.metrocastdot net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-07-07 
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