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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge, Frost Trail, Twinway
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, July 29, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Gale River Trail lot was pretty empty 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: waters levels elevated from storms last night. Gale River Crossings doable with wet boots as some stones under water..water had decreased later in the day 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: no blowdowns of note..pretty good mud in places on Gale and frost Trails 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Very nicely behaved Hiker dude seemed to be having a good day..some of the ledges on south twin kind of slippery 
Bugs
Bugs: a few but of no consequence 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: late start this morning but an hour later would have been better as summits had cleared of fog once I was back to the hut. Nice chat with grumpy on ascent..Several thru hikers along the way..some chatty and some not so. This group seemed to be all ahead of meb..
Met a group of around a dozen folks coming down from the hut..sadly, they were not having a good day and appeared headed to a long silent drive home...
Rocks were mostly dry heading up South Twin which made it better  
Name
Name: silverfox 
E-Mail
E-Mail: marktaub@metrocastdotnet 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-07-29 
Link
Link: http:// 
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