Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Whitehouse Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Osseo Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 23, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Flume Visitor Center and left cars at Lincoln Woods. Nice way to do a traverse. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Breakable Crust, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossing on Liberty Springs required some rock hopping and checking to see which rocks had ice on top 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No major blowdowns 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Did not see any, only issue would be stream crossing keeping paws dry. 
Bugs: Not any more! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Traverse from Liberty Springs to Lincoln Woods. Weather reports showed high wind warning, not too bad, we were able to stand and take photos on Liberty and Flume without getting too cold, but lunch stop was cut short, too much time without gloves.
Whitehorse trail icy, bottom of Liberty Springs had patches of ice, climbing up to the tent site, packed snow with ice under. On Franconia to Liberty Springs, had to avoid some ice, still no need for traction. Col from Liberty to Flume a nice walk, packed snow, still no need for traction, lots of exposed rock on Flume. Some donned Microspikes on the way down the Osseo, bit others did not and were not slowed down. Bottom of Osseo below ladders snow & ice free (leaves). Nice walk out on the Lincoln Woods through relocated section.  
Name: Frinda 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-11-25 
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