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
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: cars all up and down Zealand Road tho I managed a spot up front 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: crossing above the hut no issue today..all other crossings fine on this route 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: corridor in great shape..saw never came out of the bag. new sign at Guyot spur 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: lovely dump right in the footbed of summit of West Bond, still steaming and covered with flies..lovely. Can't blame Hunter but parents need some lessons on etiquette  
Bugs: a zillion flies around aformentioned pile of stuff 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Lovely through Zealand ponds area..ran into the ice cream man..McRat..on his mission..what a great day for that!! Saw 20+ thru hikers along the Twinway and advised them to look out for the guy with the cooler..Great job! Trails in great shape..opted for out and back from Zealand to avoid carspot. Excepting the reclimb of Bond this was a piece of cake with dry trail and rock today and easy going. Lots of people out and I would guess the huts and shelters were full tonight. Views were a little hazy at times but the cloud cover did keep the sun off us a bit. Thanks Andrea for a great day out. Made decent time car to car. Lots of campers..saw one looper who was going strong and hut to hut attempt who was hitting the wall at Guyot..gave some encouragement..hope that helped As a footnote the swim spot at the parking lot..while a bit chilly...all good  
Name: silverfox 
E-Mail: marktaub.metrocastdot net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-08-18 
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