Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain, NH
Trails: Old Bridle Path, Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Waters Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 24, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I got my favorite parking space on the southbound side of the parkway (1st one before the path under the highway. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I cit a few older blowdowns on Falling Waters trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I did my normal Clockwise Loop. I barebooted up OPB, Greenleaf and across the ridge. There is minor ice/monorail in the Agonies on OBP and between the hut and treeline on Greenleaf. Falling Waters was better than expected, I have seen it far worst in past years. With microspikes I just cruised right down. The biggest issue was stepping aside for the folks heading up hill without traction.

They must not be running the shuttle yet as the trail was not that crowded. I met one couple on Lafayette that were doing a multiday Pemi loop, they had just come across from Lincoln and reported the trail to be pretty nasty. I had to break it to them that usually the hike from North Lafayette to South Twin is usually worst. I also saw a person who claimed to be a northbound thru hiker.

Hard to beat the weather and the conditions.  
Name: peakbagger 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-05-24 
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