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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails
Trails: Whitehouse Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, November 6, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of room at the Whitehouse/Pemi Trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All were manageable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There is a medium size tree across the trail north of Mt Liberty. It's about waist height. I knew about it the day before but unfortunately I forgot my saw. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easy winter like hike for Marlie. An experienced trail dog should have no problems. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: I opted for an out and back due to Flume Slide being wet and snowy. A couple others had gone up and said that it was sketchy. I met a teen and his father who planned on descending it. I told them it was sketchy and a slip could lead to a fall. The father said they would play it safe, whatever that means. It was nice to hike in the snow again but I'm a little more sore today from the heavy pack and slippery trail. I could have used my microspikes but there wasn't much of a base beneath other than rock. About an inch of snow along along the ridge.

10.2 mi 4250' elev+ 6 hr 15 min  
Name
Name: IQuest 
E-Mail
E-Mail: iandanner@hotmail com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-11-07 
Link
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