Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain, NH
Trails: Old Bridle Path, Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Waters Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, March 8, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: southbound at Lafayette Place could get crowded not as much room due to snow; plenty on the northbound side of the parkway.. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: frozen easy hike over and of course 1 bridge near the end of FWT.. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: nothing major to report 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: started off with spikes but switched to snowshoes early and snow was soft and powdery, traction better with the shoes; approaching Lafayette there were some icy spots where crampons and ice axe could have been used..just looked for a slightly different route to get to summit..pretty rocky on the Ridge, with some drifted spots, probably spikes the best way to go though there were some postholed drifts..snowshoes down the Falling Waters Trail, though there were spots that had been slid down..about 15 hikers spaced out so not much contact with each other...great views today again!!  
Name: Keith 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-03-08 
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