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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, West Tecumseh, Mt. Tecumseh, North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, South Tripyramid, Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail, Tripoli Road, Mt. Tecumseh Trail, Waterville Valley Area Road, Pipeline Trail, Livermore Trail, Scaur Ridge Trail, Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, Rollins Trail, Passaconaway Loop, Square Ledge Trail, Passaconaway Cutoff, Olivarian Brook Trail, Route 112
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 28, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking was full at the Greely Ponds Trailhead at 8:15. There were some spots available on the side of the road heading up the Kank, but I took one of the few remaining spots at the Hancock Notch Trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Feet stayed dry 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a few blowdowns on the west side of the Mount Tecumseh Trail that were easy to get around/over. The east side of Tecumseh Trail is in great shape with some very nice recent improvements. Scaur Ridge Trail could use some brushing in one section around its midpoint. Kate Sleeper Trail was clear and its water bars had recently been cleared. Many thanks to whoever maintains that remote trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Mosquitoes and black flies were out, but I only got a few bites when I stopped to filter water or adjust my gear. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Repeat of a loop I did last year, with the exception that this year I chose the easier Scaur Ridge Trail instead of the North Slide Trail. Didn't see any ice on any of the trails. It was warm, and I had to stop frequently to filter water. Views were nice, but hazy. Saw lots of hikers on the Osceola Trail and descending Tecumseh. Didn't see anyone on Scaur Ridge Trail or Kate Sleeper Trail. Did about half of the trot over the Kank in the dark. Was happy to be doing it when the traffic was lighter and after the sun had gone down.  
Name
Name: bill tidd 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-05-29 
Link
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