Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Tripyramid (attempt), South Tripyramid, NH
Trails: Livermore Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at the Livermore trailhead. This trail is open on the weekends only. Construction is happening during the week. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings easily hopped. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails in good shape, north slide very wet and extremely slippery (see description). 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: The north slide is not suitable for dogs, in my opinion, but I did see one who made it all the way around the loop. 
Bugs: Nope. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing and nothing. 
Comments: My Plan A was to do the loop via the slides. But thanks to a completely wrong weather forecast, heavy fog made the north slide very wet and slick. I went part of the way up, but didn't feel I could continue safely in those conditions, especially solo. So I bailed and hugged trees on the way down, which was interesting in its own right. Two other folks I met did the same, but I did see others who went on. I'll return on a drier day.

Backtracking down, Plan B was up and down the south slide to South Tripyramid, where I was greeted by nothing. ;) This was much, much easier. The south slide was wet up top, but there are plenty of hand and footholds. This slide is more of a boulder scramble once you get above the gravel. I met an older gentleman who was on his way to East Sleeper this way, a route I wouldn't have thought of. We hiked up the slide together until the Kate Sleeper Trail. Very chilly and windy at the summit, I didn't stay long.  
Name: KenM 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-09-21 
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