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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Slide Peak, Mt. Isolation , NH
Trails
Trails: Glen Boulder Trail, Davis Path, Isolation Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Glen Ellis Peking Loy about half full at 7:45 am. Chock full at 3PM. $5 day use fee.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing of significance  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Met the trail adopter for Glen Boulder, Andrew, early on cleaning out a water bar. Andrew, again many thanks. Above Glen Boulder the trail could use a hair cut, dame can be said for DavisPath in places. Glen Boulder is in great shape though. On Davis, there are a few blow downs but nothing that cant be worked around. Big bridges on Davis are severely deteriorating leading to some decent slogging through mud and muck.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not the best hike for dogs given the lack of water on either trail. If you bring them pick extra water. Also, some of the scrambles around the boulder could be tough, especially coming back down. Didn’t see any doggies today and left my guy at home (trail conditions and possibility of rough weather later) 
Bugs
Bugs: Mosquitoes out in force down low. Deet and a constant pace kept them at bay. Nothing up above 2500’ or so. Wind probably had a lot to do with it  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Orange towel hung on a tree on Davis and a lot of trash; who brings an entire box of Johnsonville Brats on a backpacking trek and leaves the box? 
 
Comments
Comments: Wind wind wind. Trails in mostly good shape, Glen Boulder is just about perfect. As stated above, after you renter treeline above the boulder, Krumholtz is creeping into the shoulder space, but the trail itself is great. On Davis there is significant mud for about 1/2 mile south of the Isolation Trail junctions. Careful foot placement required as big bridges are falling apart/gone. Things that look like rocks aren’t always rocks, leading to a step in 6”-8” of book sucking slip. 3 snowfields on Davis, but they are about 3’ of solid compacted glacial snow/ice. That’s why I checked off solid monorail; they’re basically a platform 50’ wide by 100’ long. Snows going to be around in the Whites through July! Great views above treeline, but winds were a howlin’ Had originally planned to hit Isolation then turn back and go descend via Boott Spur in order to get more time above the trees but winds and hail made me weary of the possible in coming weather. Headed back down the way I came. Saw 15 to 20 or so people in and out, several of which had camped out Friday or were planning to last night. Great day all around.  
Name
Name: Captainicebeard 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-06-23 
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