Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, NH
Trails: Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Skookumchuck Trail, bike path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: First car at Tramway lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy rock hopping 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Skookumchuck had multiple blow downs all easily avoided 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Too cold 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I decided to get an early start (3:30 am) and hike Lafayette and Lincoln in a way I never had. The Greenleaf Trail was very wet the entire way although I did not find it very slippery. At the hut I put on gloves, hat, jacket and headed up to a cold and windy Lafayette in the clouds. Strong winds from the west all the way to Lincoln and back. This time Lafayette was clear with stunning views. The Garfield Ridge to Skookumchuck was amazing. I could see north to the Presidentials and all the way west to Camels Hump and Mansfield in Vermont. Both ridge trails were dry and in good shape. Upper quarter mile or so of Skookumchuck and Lower mile and a half were very wet and muddy. This trail is easy on the feet and a nice walk in the woods. I cut over to the bike path back to a packed Tramway parking lot. This was the first time hiking these peaks that I did not see a single person on hiking trails. Beautiful, clear, cool, bug free day.  
Name: Steven 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-06-12 
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