Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bondcliff, Mt. Bond, West Bond, Mt. Guyot, Zealand Mountain, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Zealand Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Car-spotted a couple cars at Zealand and a couple at Lincoln Woods. By the time we got back to Lincoln Woods after 4, the lot was full and police were ticketing cars parked on the side of the Kanc. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings were rock-hoppable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blowdowns, but nothing crazy. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a couple pups who were enjoying themselves. One especially beautiful (and well-trained) brindle we saw at the summit of Zealand. 
Bugs: Not bad overall. Healthy wind on the Bonds plus cooler temps helped keep them at bay. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
Comments: Made the traverse over all three Bonds, Guyot, and Zealand from Lincoln Woods to Zealand.

Wet/muddy conditions on Lincoln Woods, Wilderness, and Bondcliff trails up to summit of Bondcliff. Summit was clear of any ice/snow. Ridge walk to Bond was mostly clear as well. Finally encountered snow on West Bond Spur. Gross, rotting monorail, but nothing that required spikes. More pockets of snow on Bondcliff towards Guyot and Twinway from Guyot down to Zealand Hut. Several spots still were holding a foot-plus of snow. Twinway down was very wet and slippery. If you see blood on the rocks at some point, that was careful out there. No issues on Zealand Trail from the Hut to the trailhead.  
Name: Chef 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-05-29 
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