Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, NH
Trails: Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur, North Twin Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 29, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We start early, no issues 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: I am posting this solely for the 3rd crossing, see below 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Nothing of note 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: LEASH YOUR DOGS! It's awesome to see an excited doggo, not so much having one run full speed at you on a trail. 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
Comments: Just a quick write up as I saw about ten posts in the 4k groups. All trails listed in great shape, nothing of note. Little mud, to be expected this time of year.

The third crossing of Little River was still indeed high as of Sunday, 7-29-2018 but surely not impassible. I hadn't done it since last fall and the Halloween storm definately rearrainged the crossing a bit. There is a potential path, if you are coming up from the trailhead to the left about 10 feet with some rocks that might be hoppable, but I didn't want to give a series of five rocks that much credit. I chose to take my pants off and walk through basically on a b line from the sign to where the trail dies into the river. Good footing underneath the water, I am 5'3 and it was about to my knees for a gauge.

There was a group of six people who spent about twenty minutes trying to figure a way to cross it -- you are going to get wet, atleast in the next few days, just bring water shoes, sandals, or take off your pants and fjord it!  
Name: The Teal Goat 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-07-30 
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