Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Bike path, herd path, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty at Basin. All lots appeared to be plowed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The log across the stream to cross the BW is the trickiest. Others are bridged or easy steps. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Excellent  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one coming down from the tent sites. Good dog trail. Still some water in first 1/3. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Fresh one inch all the way to spruces than a bit more from there up. The lower section of Liberty Springs up to about the junction w/Flume Slide is a jumble frozen mess. Above this it was smooth sailing, with nice snowpack. Above the tent sites the snow got deeper (mostly from drifts) but still not enough to warrant snowshoes. The ridge had some big drifts but with the snow coming and the drifting everything will be buried. No views until I got down to about the tent sites than it started clearing. All of the rocks from the trail junction up to about the tent sites are ice domed so you would want traction. Many, like me carried snowshoes but were in spikes. Really a one day report if the weather man is to believed as we will all be wearing snowshoes (I hope).  
Name: KRobi 
E-Mail: robisho at comcast dot net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-01-25 
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