Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Kinsman, South Kinsman, NH
Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail, Fishin' Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, September 14, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We got to the trailhead at Lafayette Place Campground at 6:30 Friday morning and there were plenty of places. When I hiked out at 9 AM Saturday morning there were NO places and cars were circling the parking lot like sharks! I made one carfull very happy by leaving! There were cars parked on rte 93. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing significant. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The trails are in great shape: no blowdowns, well marked. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I left my dog home because I was staying at the hut Friday night, but the wet ledges would have made me nervous if she had been with me.  
Bugs: None. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I found this to be a difficult hike but loads of fun! I had known Fishing Jimmy was hard, but the col between the two peaks was more difficult than I had thought it was going to be. The views are stunning so definitely worth the effort!  
Name: Denise Haskins 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-09-15 
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