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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, NH
Trails
Trails: Flume Slide Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Liberty Spring Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking left at Liberty Springs at 10 AM 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There are about 7 water crossings on lower Flume SLide trail. All were minor and easily navigated. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are in decent shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: didn't see any, but I would think twice about bringing them up Flume Slide. Liberty Springs would be no problem.  
Bugs
Bugs: Very few, and not biting. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The weather turned on us today. Clear skies turned to clouds, turned to drizzle. Both Liberty and Flume were mostly socked in. I did like what I saw at both summits. Both are rugged with a since of exposure.

I won't be doing Flume Slide Trail again. Not because it was really scary (I actually didn't find it scary at all), but because it's just a really long steep hike, with no views. I was expecting it to be more thrilling than it was. Nope. HoneyBee did not have fun as well.  
Name
Name: Strider and HoneyBee 
E-Mail
E-Mail: andrewmarkmichel@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-08-26 
Link
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