Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Chocorua, NH
Trails: Champney Falls Trail, Piper Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Got one of the last spots in the main parking area around 9:00 AM. A few minutes after that, cars started parking roadside along the Kanc. If you want a spot in the actual lot, come as early as you can. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock hopped 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Horrible. Not bad on the summit because of the breeze, but from the trailhead to just above tree line, they were awful. Doused myself in bug spray multiple times and they still wouldn't stay away. Either I'm not using the right spray or they've developed a tolerance to the stuff. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The trail below tree line was a mix of dry and wet ground, with some gnarly mud and standing water between the Middle Sister Trail junction and tree line. Above the trees, it was pretty much dry to the summit. USFS Trailhead Stewards were set up at the Champney Falls trailhead, which was good because there were a lot of people hiking Chocorua from there, and it's a given that at least some of them needed info/guidance from them.  
Name: Spencer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-06-15 
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