Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Osceola, East Osceola, NH
Trails: Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot was full at ~9:00AM, parked along south side of Tripoli Road. No camping allowed on Tripoli Road. Fee box was wrapped at the trailhead parking area. I think the outhouses were closed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No significant water crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail was free of any obstructions. Some erosion. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Good for dogs except the chimney may be a problem for some dogs. 
Bugs: Only a few around the parking area. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The angled ledges were mostly wet and potentially slippery. The usual mud spots can usually be traversed on stones/roots or avoided using bypasses. The chimney between the peaks was mostly dry so it can be safely ascended. Most hikers used the bypass around the chimney. No snow. The clouds lifted and thinned later in the day permitting views of most peaks below about 4,700 feet around the Pemi wilderness. The best views are from the short side path to the north just before reaching the large ledge area on Mt Osceola or from the rock outcrop on the west slope of East Osceola.
Met many hikers today. One youngster hiked his first 4K peak today. Had a nice conversation with two women from East Osceola to Tripoli Road.  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-09 
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