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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Middle Tripyramid, North Tripyramid, NH
Trails
Trails: Sabbaday Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plent of parking at sabbaday falls trailhead.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings on Sabbaday trail are frequent and tough with recent snow meltt. There are many deep pools right next to the bank. Poles are a must for balance while crossing. Some crossings can be avoided around mile 1, when the path diverges, bushwhack up the eastern bank, otherwise you will cross three small deep streams in rapid succession while still ending up on the east bank. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail poorly blazed in sections, a random cairn sent me up a slide which may have been an old trail until i realized the error. Another hiker i spoke with had been lost for an hour at a stream crossing. Other cairns are misleading at the stream crossings. It seems like summer/ fall tourists may have built them for fun not realizing what they mean to hikers. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great late fall hike with some snow. The first four miles are more or less flat and offer a nice walk up the ravine generally within sight of sabbaday brook. At around 4 miles the trail ascends several switchbacks then begins what seems like a near vertical ascent up steep slabs and boulders. Microspikes were necessary here. The trail levels a bit but is still steep with poor footing until mile 4.9 where you come to the junction. I turned left and reached middle tripyramid in .3 steep miles then turned and walked .8 to north on a gradual incline. I chose to turn and descend sabbaday since the mileage for descending pine brook is equal but the last mile on pine bend is a highway walk versus the wooded sabbaday trail. Sketchy descent at times down the slabs but it was manageable with the spikes and careful foor and hand placement.  
Name
Name: Hiker Harry 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-12-07 
Link
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