Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails: Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: road is good, parking is good. $3 for the day 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: all small stream crossings are dry. There is no water source at the parking area or along the trail. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: two blow downs along the trail around 20 inches in diameter. both can be easily stepped over. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw a few dogs on the trail, my daguther loved them. 
Bugs: bugs are definitely out guys. Bring the spray. We kept moving but it was bad when we were waiting in the parking lot! lots of them down there. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: we lost stuffed dora toy along the trail but luckily a nice gentleman with his dog picked it up for us.  
Comments: Had a stellar day with my daugther, Caleigh who is 2 1/2. she walked about halfway up the trail with me but then the rest of the way I carried her. The trail is considerable dry and easy grade. Switchbacks are consistent all the way up. Footing gets a little rough about halfway and near the top with some wet slabs to work around. Very hot but the wind helped. Had great views- could see Mt. Washington easily. She fell asleep near the top which made me work for it. This is what stopped me from heading over to East peak, along with the chimmney. I'll save it for another day.

Also a little funny story- don't rush yourself before going on your hike. Locked my keys in my car and had to wait 2 hours for triple a with my daugther...she was very paitent luckily but double check and make sure you have all of your gear before you lock your car!! -Benzowski  
Name: Benzowski  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-05-26 
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