Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Cannon Mountain, NH
Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Pemi Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, May 18, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot 2/3 full @2 pm, 3 cars @7:30pm 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Pemi crossing just north of Lafayette place cg is a knee deep wade, all others bridged or rock hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No concerns, recent trailwork on upper Lonesome Lake tr  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs seen 
Bugs: Live in the Kingdom and they arrived last week but should take another week or two to become annoying in the whites 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: 1 white glove on the sign at the edge of the lake 
Comments: Lonesome lake tr is nice soild monorail with a few minor icy spots from 2500' up to Coppermine col. On Kinsman Ridge Tr on both sides of the summit, its extremely icy in spots so crampons and an ice axe are recommended although I managed to get up and down with microspikes and no axe. I strongly recommend not descending the south face of Cannon due to the thick white ice is spots. Pemi tr is dry, watch out for bears! I had a close up encounter south of profile lake with a mama black bear and 2 cubs.  
Name: Whitefang 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-05-18 
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