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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails
Trails: North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 17, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: See Brian's report for more detail. Car spotted with Emerel for traverse. North Twin lot almost full upon 6:15 arrival with 6-8 cars on road later that night. No-fee parking at North Twin. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: First 2 crossings of Little River looked like "wet feet" after rain the night before so we opted to bypass using the easily followed bushwhack on east side of river. 3rd crossing very easy on rocks next to log handrail. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Bondcliff Tr. could use brushing in spots between summit and old Wilderness Tr. jct.. North Twin Tr. and North Twin Spur in nice shape. Another thanks to Forest Service for opening Lincoln Woods Tr. on weekends. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Just a few mosquitoes at Franconia Brook bridge. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Thru-hikers, day-hikers, backpackers, Pemi-loopers etc. all agreeing that it was a great day to be in the Twins and Bonds today. Felt like we got the pleasure of 2 hikes for 1 today with carspot; what a deal! Several we talked to had crossed East Branch Friday or earlier and all said it was about knee deep with a rather swift current. One group said that about 4:00 on Friday they were the first group that they let through.  
Name
Name: franco 
E-Mail
E-Mail: cockerbuff@aol.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-08-18 
Link
Link: http:// 
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