Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's Head, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Black Pond Trail, bushwhack, Lincoln Brook Trail, bushwhack, Owls Head Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, May 29, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Lincoln Woods 8 cars there. Approx 25 upon return. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings are high. Specifically 2nd and 3rd after bushwhack  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape with a few blowdowns. It looks like some recent work has been done. The Brutus buswhack does have several downed birch trees but no issue stepping over. Towards the summit on OH Path there are several blowdowns but all are easily avoidable. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: black flies and mosquitoes  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great hike to Owlshead this morning-came out a little high on the buswhack but on return no issues following. Just before 4 a.m.East Pemi was at 893 cfs rising to 961 cfs around 10. The first crossing after bw was rock hoppable, 2nd crossing just below knees 3rd crossing knee high. All slightly higher on return. Definitely worth carrying water shoes for today. All trails completely snow free until approximately 3600 feet on Owls Head path. At this point micros were helpful on the off and on solid monorail. Closer to summit monrail softened slightly and there is about 2 feet of remaining snow.  
Name: scottb 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-05-29 
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