Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, August 5, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty @ 6:30 AM when I arrived for a WMNF volunteer shift but it filled up a couple hours later. This is the first weekend for the shuttle service which seemed to going fine. People still taking their chances by parking on the road though. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Crossings on FWT were surprisingly not that bad. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No issues. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw quite a few today but a couple appeared to be working hard. 
Bugs: None. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing. 
Comments: Some (more) wetness in spots on FW and OBP due to the recent rains but no significant problems otherwise.

Lots of people out today perhaps trying to make up for yesterday's weather. I started @ 12:15 which let the morning clouds burn off and it worked to my benefit: lots of sun and not much wind but it never seemed too uncomfortable on the ridge. Falls on FWT were running hard and even the spring below Lafayette on GT was flowing pretty well. It really ended up being a very nice afternoon on the ridge.  
Name: HMJ 
E-Mail: trailsntrees(at)gmail(dot)com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-08-05 
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