Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Field, Mt. Tom, NH
Trails: Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail, Mt. Tom Spur, A-Z Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: easy parking at the depot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: 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: crossings were all surprizingly low and easily gotten across..for sure did not get the rain here that we had in Meredith last night 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: small reroute on Avalon trail already widened out to 8-10 feet around some amazing mud pits..I question the logic of the trail construction there..moved a blowdown on Mt Tom of trails decent today..muddy around Avalon 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: one buggy spot around Tom but other wize a bug free day..a real slug fest on the climb to very careful what trees you might be tugging on..i have never seen so many slugs 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: typical late start had me summiting field around 1..drizzle then a down pour on avalon trail above 3500 feet. started towards willey..pouring with some wind then a couple of distant rumblings then some Very close ones..erred on the side of caution and beat feet back over field where another group was turning back as well. rain stopped after awhile..very steamy on tom but the sun was out when back on avalon trail and it turned out to be a hot and sunny day once back in the notch. great to be out in the woods today  
Name: silverfox 
E-Mail: marktaub.metrocastdot net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-07-09 
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