Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Moosilauke, Mt. Moosilauke - South Peak, NH
Trails: Tunnel Brook Trail, Benton Trail, Carriage Road, South Peak Spur, Glencliff Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, June 5, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: N/a 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings were fine, water crossing near Benton trail do-able but could be difficult with high water.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Looks like recent maintenance on tunnel brook trail (long pond Rd side) fresh yellow blazes and some blowdowns were taken care of. Thank you for the blazes very helpful for navigation around the beaver ponds.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: N/a 
Bugs: Bugs were bad in Glencliff parking lot and also junction of Benton trail at bottom; not terrible anywhere else for spring/early summer. A few horse flies on summit 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: n/a 
Comments: Parked at glencliff lot, road walk over to tunnel brook trail. What a wonderful and wild section, looks like with recent maintenance. Fresh yellow blazes helped guide us though tje somewhat confusing section of beaver ponds. After a 2 cairmgateway, blazes went away and we're replaced with small Cairns. Some significant mud in portions around beaver ponds. We camped out near first outlook on Benton trail. Spring was great to refill water about 3/4 way up Benton; some leftover monorail and snow patches near the junction with AT (no spikes needed but neat to see snow in June). Picked up some trash at the summit and down to South peak and Glencliff; trail is wet with slippery rocks and also has some running water on portions. Overall stellar trip  
Name: Benzowski 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-05 
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