Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Bond, West Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails: Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 4, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: USFS parking fee is now $5 a day 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Two crossings above Zealand Hut were easily crossed. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Lots of very wet muddy areas between Zeacliff and Guyot. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw three very happy dogs  
Bugs: Black flies are out and biting. Were not a problem while moving, just at the trailhead and while stopped on summits. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Epic 19 mile out and back hike to the bonds today. Lucked out and missed the rain in the afternoon by minutes. Lots of wet muddy trails and a few patches of snow left between Zeacliff and Zealand Mountain, between Zealand Mountain and Mt. Guyot, and between Guyot and Mt. Bond. They are short, no more than 50 feet long and traction is not required. No ice and what little snow is there is not deep. Beautiful day out there today. There will be a lot more standing water and mud on the trails after the rain in the forecast.  
Name: TheRealDLawson 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-06-04 
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