Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Monroe, Mt. Franklin, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Pierce, Mt. Jackson, NH
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, herd path, bushwhack, Eisenhower Loop, Webster-Jackson Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 13, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: LOTS of cars out, but early birds get the good spots 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings along the way where easily hoppable. Much different than last month were I was wading knee+ deep! 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Overall trails are in great shape, Some blowdowns from Mitzpah to Jackson, much closer to Jackson's summit 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A few dogs out 
Bugs: A mild breeze kept them away 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A fine day to finish out the Presi's for June and get the true highpoint of Franklin for TW72. A prior TR last week noted spikes where helpful, they are no longer needed as the monorail is only about 15 feet long and avoidable on Ammo. Snow free otherwise along the route. Mostly in the clouds all day to about Pierce then we where low enough to be below the cloud bank. All in all a fine day. Found another one of those painted bricks that guy keeps leaving on the summits on Jackson. I packed it out.

For you flower lovers, Diapensia can be found virtually along the entire route, Lapland Rosebay was plentiful between Monroe and Ike, and even some alpine azalea was found around Franklin!  
Name: The Teal Goat 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-14 
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