Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Royal Arch Hill, Royal Arch Cave, NH
Trails: Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 5, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking when we arrived. Due to logging operations, we had to walk down RT114 to Bowman Rd to Webster Pass to the trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Too dry for water 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails were in great condition. Thank you trail maintenance! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Ms. Brandi had a great time. No issues for dogs, but bring water for them. 
Bugs: The horse flies were a pain, but aren't they always? Out of 5 of us and 1 dog, there were a total on only 3 ticks. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: SRKG 5

What an awesome day. Cheryl and I have been traveling the US for the last 10 months, so it was great to get back and do an adventure in NH again. If you have never been to the area. The summit is view-less with trees. There is a view of Mount Sunapee and Lake Sunapee on the way down to the cave. It is a little steep getting down to the cave, but we had no problems. The cave, it is believed, is more of an undercut cliff caused by glacial scouring, but very cool. Someone at some point looks like they chiseled the name of the cave on the back wall. There is also forklore about Daniel Webster spending the night in the cave with his sheep. We did make our usual video of our adventure on YouTube for anyone who might be interested in what it looks like and the trail conditions. Just click the link...  
Name: WeRmudfun 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-07-06 
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