Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bald Peak, North Kinsman, NH
Trails: Mt. Kinsman Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 6, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We were vehicle #2 at 8:00AM and only 6 vehicles when we returned early afternoon. The weather forecast spooked people.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rocks were wet to step...crossings all doable...trekking poles were certainly helpful!  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Well marked trail, blowdowns appear to have been recently removed. Trail in great shape!  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None.  
Bugs: A few. Really not that bad.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Had a sunny start. Mossy Falls was flowing real nice. As we got higher we entered into soupy clouds with hardly any views. We did not see anyone and had the summit for North Kinsman all to our ourselves. We felt a few drops so decided to turn around. Ended up hiking down in showers. The sun came back at the Bald Peak junction so we decided to head up there for lunch. Bald Peak was wonderful!

Nice variety of wildflowers, including lots of painted trillium, purple violets, bluebead [yellow Clitonia], starflower, bunchberry, goldthread. Air was much nicer following the storms as well with nice blue sky. We even drove to nearby Sugar Hill to enjoy the lupines. Overall a really good day.  
Name: RollingRock 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-07 
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