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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, NH
Trails
Trails: Bike path, herd path, Liberty Spring Trail, Flume Slide Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No Issues @ the Basin Lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All Easy Rock Hops 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Great Shape, we removed 2 blowdowns 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a couple having a blast 
Bugs
Bugs: They're starting to fly, no bites 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
 
Comments
Comments: Barebooted till 3K' on Flume Slide trail, Bill stayed in Hillsounds, I switched to Crampons for the large ice Flows. Micro's /Hillsound's were adequate for the rest of the loop till 3K' on the Liberty Spring Trail descent.

Lots of folks out on an incredible April Day!  
Name
Name: Mike Lynch 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mikelynch.nh@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-04-17 
Link
Link: http:// 
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