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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Flume, NH
Trails
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, November 28, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Lincoln Woods. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No water crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blowdown which was easy to walk around or manageable to climb over. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Good hike to bring the dog on. Only part that could be considered tricky would be the summit ridge. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lost: My water bottle Found: My water bottle 
 
Comments
Comments: A couple inches of snow the whole way and little ice. Any wet spots were frozen over and no stream crossings. Barebooted the whole way up, and used microspikes on way down (after having to fix the chains again-I should really get a new pair...). The traction wasn't necessary on my ascent, but given how packed the trail got by the end of the day, it would probably be highly recommended.

Strong gusts and no views when I summited, though looked like it was clearing to blue skies when I was well into my descent. 11.2 miles / 5hrs30min.

A few pictures at: http://www.mbuchholz.com/blog/1903/mount-flume-winter-hike  
Name
Name: Mike 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-11-28 
Link
Link: http://www.mbuchholz.com/blog/1903/mount-flume-winter-hike  
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