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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Garfield, South Twin Mountain, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Shelter Spur, Frost Trail, Twinway, Bondcliff Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Lincoln Woods. 
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: Crossings on Bondcliff Trail all easy hops. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Counted 4 stepovers on Osseo, and the same on Bondcliff Trail. Some muddy sections, and some wet sections, but nothing major. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several out today with their people, having a great time. 
Bugs
Bugs: None in the early morning, some flying around after that, but never bothersome. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Perfect weather, and timing for a Pemi Loop attempt. A very alpine 1:09am start, traversing over Flume and Liberty in the moonlight, and stowing the headlamp on Little Haystack. Sunrise and moonset between Lincoln and Lafayette, then into the thick of it on Garfield Ridge. This section definitely went better than last time, but was still rough. My friend Tim caught up with me at Galehead Hut and we hiked the rest of the loop together. Cloudless views all the way to the Adirondacks. What a day to be out!  
Name
Name: Bill Robichaud 
E-Mail
E-Mail: bill.robichaud@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-09-20 
Link
Link: http://onapathwithheart.blogspot.com/2013/09/a-no-frills-pemi-loop-91913.html 
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