Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Washington, NH
Trails: Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Nelson Crag Trail, Huntington Ravine Trail, Alpine Garden Trail, Lion Head Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Melting snow meant swollen rivers but all were easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I was going to suggest some better cairns going up the Tux headwall but I’m sure summer tourism season ruins that hope every year. stop adding rocks to cairns, you’re not helping 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Didn’t see any but if your pooch has presi ready paws, go for it. 
Bugs: Ha 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Tan hat and a blue face mask on the trail sign for boot spur  
Comments: Tuckerman Ravine, Nelson Crag, Huntington’s to Alpine Garden, Lion Head, Tuckerman

Perfect day above tree line. Started up at 7A, sumitted around 10A, hung around for a few to enjoy the solitude (just myself and a single state parks employee). Tuckermans was awesome with the melting snow adding some dramatics to the waterfalls. Decided to add some miles and took the Alpine Garden trail back to lion head. Most snow in Tux was gone/avoidable. Going down Nelson crag, i ran into some decent drifts but none lasted more than 50 feet of trail. I’m sure with the wind and rain, it’s all toast.

Ive seen some very unprepared people out and about on that summit. Today took the cake with the gentleman with a suit jacket on and slacks. No back pack, no water, no nothing. Took the time to pass on some education and he was actually appreciative about it. Hopefully he made the smart choice to turn back  
Name: MK 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-10-23 
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