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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Garfield, Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Garfield Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur, Gale River Trail, Gale River Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 12, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: OMG, packed in the AM on the first day.... Still packed when I got back the second day... And that includes both trail heads.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock manageable. The waterfall on the GRT was low and easy to get down.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails are in great shape. There are a few old blow downs that now seem like old friends rather than a nuisance... I now remember when the become step overs in winter as opposed to walk unders.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Loved seeing each and every pooch on the trails. Dogs make it such a joy to hike. 
Bugs
Bugs: Gone to warmer climes... :) 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Weekend trip over these 4 peaks for various rounds, and the month of October (29 total now). All trails are in great shape. I am still not a fan of the Garfield Ridge Trail. Too many PUDS! All the blow downs are old and have been reported several time. Thoroughly enjoyed the weekend and I am glad I took the opportunity for one last camp out. Isis handled the cold temps like a boss by huddling and hogging my sleeping bag!  
Name
Name: Rachel and Isis 
E-Mail
E-Mail: rachel_kowalsky@hotmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-10-12 
Link
Link: http://sghnh48.blogspot.com/2014/10/garfield-galehead-and-twins-unfiltered.html 
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