Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Garfield, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Garfield Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, June 22, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: parked at lincoln woods and took the shuttle from gale river to retrieve my car and pick up my friends. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: all water crossings were fine on garfield trail down. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: no blowndowns on the whole trip. I guess there is a tricky scramble right after garfield campsite called "the waterfall" luckily I didn't have to deal with it. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw plenty of dogs on way down garfield trail but none along the ridge. 
Bugs: bugs are out especially gnats. they were worse along fraconia and garfield ridge with standing water/mud. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: n/a 
Comments: Planned on doing a 3 day Pemi trip with two of my buddies. First day we went from Lincoln woods until treeline after Lafayette. Wanted to make it to treeline but my friend was exhausted. He didn't feel better the next day so we roughed it out until the campsite. He over-exerted himself. We hiked out after spending the night down garfield trail.

All trails are in great shape considering the rain spells. Yes there is some standing/running water on trails and mud along the ridges but I've seen worse. Nothing too much to report. Saw plenty of people hitting the trails including AT thru-hikers. Shout out to Charolette who was the coolest caretaker I've met in my short hiking experiences. Had some great views first day but got rained out second day. Plan to hit the second half at some point. Over halfway now on my #48, at 25.  
Name: Benzowski 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-06-24 
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