Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Boott Spur, Slide Peak, NH
Trails: Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Boott Spur Trail, Davis Path, Glen Boulder Trail, Direttissima
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at the main Pinkham Notch Visitor's Center parking area at 1:00 am. At 8:00, all lots, including the satellite lots south on Route 16, were just about full and the parking on the side of the road had begun. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Not an issue. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail are in great shape -- completely free of blowdowns and in no need of brushing. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: High winds kept bugs at bay above treeline; below treeline, just a few -- not too many -- black flies. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We did a hike to catch sunrise atop Boott Spur -- lovely. Early alpine flowers are patchy now, versus what we saw a bit over a week ago.

Very, very windy up top -- some of the higher gusts made staying on one's feet interesting on occasion on the ascent, with some of the bouldery/scrambly sections of Boott Spur Trail. Quite chilly, too.

Trails were pretty much bone dry with just a few wet spots in the regular, muddy sections on Boott Spur and Glen Boulder Trails below treeline.  
Name: Pancks and Tesco Heaney 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-06-16 
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