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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails
Trails: Bike path, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 23, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at the Basin 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The water crossings here are minor and very rock hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There is one 6" diameter step over between the tent site and the juct. On the liberty springs tr.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: This trail started out dry then turned to wet around the juct. Of the Flume slide tr.
I hit the first ice at about 3500ft and it got worse from there with ice flows here and there. Up on the ridge it was a mixture of rotting snow and ice. The summits were in and out of the clouds this morning but as I got back to my car they cleared off. Guess I should have waited an hr. Anyway the temps were warm in the 40s and I only say two hikers on the way down. I wore hillsounds on the ice and they worked fine  
Name
Name: Gumbyhiker 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Gumbyhiker@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-04-23 
Link
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