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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, NH
Trails
Trails: Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 31, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Alongside the Kancamagus Highway. Lots of vehicles today. It would be nice to have an off road lot for this trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All brooks are easily crossed as water levels are low 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Many tree falls before entering the Wilderness Area on Pine Bend trail. None posed any difficulties. Just downhill from the Pine Bend - Scaur Ridge junction is a duck under tree fall that is about a foot in Diameter. On the ridge between Scaur Ridge and the cone of North Tripyramid is a tree anout 7 to 8 feet above ground which is about a foot in diameter. The bog bridges on Pine Bend that are one log wide are deteriorating and require good balance. Some eroded trail sections at higher elevations. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw some dogs today. 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The surfaces were dry which was good for footing on the ledge areas on the cone of North Tripyramid. By-passes exist around the worst ledge sections when conditions are wetter or icy.

Some views from both summits.

Met lots of hikers today. All trail approaches were used. Had a nice chat with three Northeastern Univ students on North Tripyramid.  
Name
Name: WAUMBEK 
E-Mail
E-Mail: WAUMBEK at Roadrunner dot com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-08-31 
Link
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