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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: One other vehicle (pickup truck) in northbound lot on arrival at 6:00 pm; still there on return at midnight. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Trivial 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails in good shape, except for parts of Bridle Path above and below Flea hut, which need more brushing. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Neither canines nor humans seen, but little option for water between last crossing of Falling Waters and Eagle Lake, which not yet frozen over. 
Bugs
Bugs: N.A. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N.A. 
 
Comments
Comments: Had hoped for a full moonlit traverse, but clouds diffused the moonlight. Still a favorite solo night route, which wrapped up my solo grid round for these two most climbed peaks on my various lists (48th ascent of Lafayette). Some icy patches easily avoided, but needed headlamp.  
Name
Name: HFKA Dr D 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-11-08 
Link
Link: http:// 
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