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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Osceola, NH
Trails
Trails: Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: By 9:30 am the lot was full. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A public thank you to RollingRock per an earlier post on this site for brushing the trail and cleaning water bars. Great shape! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Lots of gnats at the trailhead but we DEETed up and as soon as you got moving they weren't an issue.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Spectacular day with plenty of fellow hikers. We lingered with an old copy of Scudder's viewpoints to identify peaks in all directions. Weren't planning on this one - picked it to accompany a newbie who didn't show - but oh so glad we did. Maybe it's me but two herd paths to the right on ascent didn't lead to viewpoints, although one had a big spot for a (probably illegal) campfire.

Did not march on to E. Osceola, which I've always feared though others said it was doable today. Very Tempting on a day like this but it was super knee rehab today. As usual the mountains give you all you need and more - on this 29th anniversary hike with the hubby, and the autistic wonderboys reminding us that while life brings you to unexpected trails, there are multiple routes to joy.  
Name
Name: TwinMom+1 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Mkm@mkmarinac.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-05-22 
Link
Link: https:// 
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