|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Pierce, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Franklin, Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, NH|
||Crawford Connector, Crawford Path, Webster Cliff Trail, Eisenhower Loop, Franklin Loop, Monroe Loop|
|Date of Hike:
||Monday, July 6, 2015|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Plenty of parking at Mt Clinton Road lot for Crawford Connector. |
||Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||No significant water crossings. Gibbs Brook crossed on man-made bridge |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Trails free of obstructions. One tree high above Crawford Path between Mizpah Cut-Off and Webster Cliff Trail may require a slight duck. Bog bridges on Crawford Connector and on Crawford Path between Mt Pierce and Mt Eisenhower are deteriorating. |
||Good for dogs but water is scarce above tree line. |
||Some bugs but not too bad. |
|Lost and Found:
||The Crawford Path is worn due to heavy use over time. Exposed roots on trail in the wooded stretch of the trail require attention to avoid tripping. Water and some mud on Crawford Path between Mizpah Cut-Off and Webster Cliff Trail. Crawford Path from Lakes of the Clouds to the summit of Mt Washington has good footing on well placed rocks and rock steps.|
Great views from the extensive open ridge and summits.
Many hikers out today including AT thru hikers walking both north and south. Still a patch of snow high on Oakes Gulf and on the side of Mt Jefferson.
||WAUMBEK at Roadrunner dot com |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.