Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Liberty, NH
Trails: Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Whitehouse Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, July 4, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Car spot and a shuttle ride for us - lot at Liberty Spring was only half full when we arrived. Parking for Greenleaf is off exit 34B at the tram lot - look for hiker parking; Greenleaf trailhead is right off Exit 34B northbound but sign is a bit hidden by brush. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Main crossing on Liberty Springs an easy rock hop 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All in great shape, talked to member of trail crew doing some work on Franconia ridge between liberty and little haystack 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Many out today in all shapes and sizes; was especially impressed by the small dachshund that made it up both Flume and liberty! 
Bugs: Out and biting today. Lots of bites even after applying and reapplying bug spray - many didn't seem to care! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A stellar hike today across the ridge - sun sun sun and nice warm temps along with a bit of wind early on; up Greenleaf through eagle pass, stayed at the hut Sunday to beat the dayhiking crowd and had the trail largely to ourselves until Lincoln and then the usual crowds; met only a few between little haystack and liberty. Greenleaf beyond eagle pass has a number of stretches of running water on the trail leading to a few slick rocks but is a great and easy alternative to bridal path. Rest of the trails in perfect shape until down low on Liberty where the usual mud is evident.  
Name: Brian from Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-07-04 
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