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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Cannon Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, July 16, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of parking at the tramway.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: none 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: trai is in good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw one dog up top, a smaller collie type dog 
Bugs
Bugs: none thankfully 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: nothing 
 
Comments
Comments: I went into this hike knowing it would be a short two hour hike to the top. Got to the lot at 8 30 and reached the summit by 10 45. This trail is decently tricky. Lot's of steep sections with wet granite, loose gravel, slightly root systems, sink holes, and generally difficult footing. The 2 miles to the top is short, but not easy. Decent was easier I found.

Spent a good two hours napping and eating on the summit ledge facing Franconia Ridge. Absolutely gorgeous day. Not many hikers, saw maybe ten in total from Lonesome and Tramway. Maybe 50 people took the tram to the summit. Didn't realize that the tram terminus at the summit includes a bar, cafe, restrooms, and water!

Descent took me a little over an hour.  
Name
Name: Dave 
E-Mail
E-Mail: daviddonaruma at gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-07-17 
Link
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