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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: North Twin Trail, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Frost Trail, Twin Brook Trail, Franconia Brook Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 14, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Haystack Road has a handful of protruding boulders. Caution advised.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: We managed to rock-hop the crossings on North Twin trail and Franconia Brook trail but it requires some significant jumps and stepping on stones under water. Poles are a great tool for managing these crossings. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Couple of blowdowns on Twin Brook trail but they are easy to deal with. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Pepper and Cinnilla had a delightful reunion - and they had no difficulty anywhere on the trail. Some courageous jumps at the crossings but they handled it well. Plenty of water everywhere and we hardly used any of the water carried for the dogs.  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The dogs, Steve C, John and I made this delightful traverse with weather improving all day after a rainy start.
Mud and water was to be expected after several days of rain. Worst section was the lower part of the Frost trail. Franconia Brook trail was surprisingly good and had fewer muddy sections than we had expected.  
Name
Name: LongMark 
E-Mail
E-Mail: perfrost@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-06-15 
Link
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