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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, NH
Trails
Trails: Livermore Trail, Scaur Ridge Trail, Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, December 14, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Only two other vehicles in WV lot on my arrival at 12:30, one from a couple cutting a Christmas tree a mile or so up Livermore Trail, the other from x-c skier(s) that I never saw; only my vehicle remained on return at 6:45 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: N.A. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Two blow downs on PBBT and one on TLT, all easily stepped around or ducked under, but tore a rubber connector on a Microspike by catching a branch on one blow down  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None seen today, but trails improving for dogs as minimal snow now bonding to underlying boilerplate water ice; however, temperatures may be a bit chilly for little dogs, with +2 F on summits 
Bugs
Bugs: None on his cold day 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N.A. 
 
Comments
Comments: USFS contractors did a fine job repairing Livermore Trail from TS Irere damage; gullies in middle of trail between the two TLT entrances filled in, drainage trenches along sides deepened, 18" culverts replaced, but perhaps most important, several water bars established across trail. Two 6-ft diameter culverts installed in lower flat section, with several more cached at Greeley Pond Trailhead waiting for installation somewhere, presumably on lower part of Greeley Pond Trail. North Tripyramid Slide looked very intimidating, and no tracks seen for either end of the loop. Scaur Trail from WV a nice alternative to Pine Bend Brook, and much closer trailhead than the Kanc when approaching from the south.  
Name
Name: HFKA Dr. D. 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-12-15 
Link
Link: http:// 
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