Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, NH
Trails: Whitehouse Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Flume Slide Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 21, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Flume Visitor center. Never filled up. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Several on Flume Slide Trail but all manageble. Couple on Liberty also manageable and shallow. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Few blow downs but also manageble. Couple areas of Flume Slide without blazes but able to follow. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Hiked with our Golden mix who loved it and saw one other dog on Liberty Peak. 
Bugs: Horrible at both peaks and on the trail between but improved once down about 500 feet below on Liberty Springs Trail 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Overall a great hike on very dry trails. Flume slide trail quite easy for first 2.5 miles then a few very challenging sections last mile up the slide where even a minimal trickle in a few spots made footing a challenge for 2 of the 5 in our party but we all got up and enjoyed the views at both peaks with incredible views of 4 different thunderstorm systems to the south and west of us. Heard the thunder and saw the lightning in the distance but fortunately it never got directly over us between 7am and 5pm. Would caution anyone from doing the Flume slide if it has rained within the last 24-48 hours and has not had a chance to runoff and dry.  
Name: Tom 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-22 
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