Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Twin Mountain, South Twin Mountain, Mt. Guyot, Zealand Mountain, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails: North Twin Trail, bushwhack, North Twin Spur, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: About dozen vehicles at Lincoln Woods around 7:45 am for car spot, about three dozen at return around 8:30 pm; one vehicle at Haystack Road kiosk at 8:30 am 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Last crossing of Little River a tricky rock hop, given 1.5 inches rain night before 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All blow downs removed, except recent large beech that has been trimmed about 2 miles up Bondcliff Trail; upper parts below treeline on North Twin Trail need brushing and water bars to be cleaned; ditto for stretches of Twinway and Bondcliff Trails, as recent heavy rains have really clogged up water bars 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Met one rambunctious white lab mix on way down Bondcliff; out of control and barking off leash, but overall friendly 
Bugs: Just enough breeze up high to keep black flies at bay until Bondcliff, where picked up several bites; a few mosquitoes on Lincoln Woods Trail 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Left one nice dropped flip flop on Bondcliff Trail near spur trail to Guyot campsite; sadly, some trash stuffed in cracks of bedrock on top of South Twin 
Comments: Overall, nice hike to wrap up June solo (second) grid, although trails fairly crowded for a weekday; one noisy group of 15 on Guyot heading toward Zool hut, another less noisy group of 10 on Bondcliff heading to Guyot campsite, with probably another 30-40 other assorted day hikers and backpackers  
Name: HFKA Dr D 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-07-01 
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