Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, NH
Trails: Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Skookumchuck Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lots of room at the Tram lot and plenty at the Skookumchuck trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I kept Marlie leashed today as it makes things better for all when hiking in a group. We encountered several other dogs on the ridge, all seemed friendly and were relatively kept in check. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: This was the Hike-NH group participating in FOT48. Matt's flagpole impressed us all. Winds were assumed 30+ mph and it stayed vertical with only one rope looped through an eye hook and tied off at two points. Temps were in the mid 30s and the clouds rolled in just as we summited. 5 of us headed over to Mt Lincoln to see their flag and keep warm. When we returned to Lafayette the clouds broke up just long enough to catch a glimpse of the Pemi Wilderness covered in undercast with the Presidentials, Mt Bond, and Mt Carrigain rising above. I saw lots of underprepared hikers and we encountered people on Garfield Ridge Tr and Skookumchuck Tr who thought they were descending to Greenleaf Hut. The rain started shortly before 3pm and remained light but steady for our walk out.

Thanks Matt, Kris, Derek, Peter, Spencer, and Mike for a great hike and getting the job done!

10.9 mi 4200' elev+ 9 hrs  
Name: IQuest 
E-Mail: iandanner@hotmail com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-09-14 
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