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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, Cannon Mountain, North Kinsman, NH
Trails
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Flume Slide Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Lonesome Lake Trail, Cascade Brook Trail, Fishin' Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Hi-Cannon Trail, Lonesome Lake trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All water crossing were low and easy. Only would be an issue after very heavy rainfall 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Some spots could be a little tricky for non-experienced trail dogs. Flume Slide, the descent to Coppermine Col from Cannon Mountain along the Kinsman Ridge Trail. Use caution on those two spots. 
Bugs
Bugs: no bugs! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Falling Waters Trail and Franconia Ridge Trail are in good shape. Flume Slide Trail has some lose rocks on the upper portion of the slide, the rest of the slide is a mix of slab and ledge, even when dry some parts are slippery. There are herd path walk arounds on some of the more steep sections. Liberty Spring Trail in good shape. Greenleaf Trail is a little rough and rocky below treeline to Eagle cliff, then the footing eases up, trail will need a little trimming back in spots soon below Eagle Cliff soon. Kinsman Ridge Trail to Cannon Mountain and down to Coppermine Col is steep and has nasty footing in spots. The trail through the Cannon Balls is in good shape however. Upper end of Lonesome Lake Trail has some rough footing and eroded but gets better towards the lake. Fishin' Jimmy Trail has a lot of trail work being done to it through the steep sections, new ladder steps and rock cut outs for foot placement on the steep rock section.

Wild day running around the notch with some other crazy fun people. Great to run into Franco, sorry I couldn't chat for more than a moment, I was being chased ;)  
Name
Name: Chris 
E-Mail
E-Mail: cdailey@hpearce.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-08-10 
Link
Link: http://dailey7779.blogspot.com/2015/08/mmd-50k-free-falling-through-franconia.html 
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