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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Jefferson, NH
Trails
Trails: Castle Trail, Israel Ridge Trail, Castle Ravine Trail, The Cornice, Edmands Col Cutoff, Six Husbands Trail, Gulfside, Jefferson Loop, The Link
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, July 9, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: walked through most of the ones on castle ravine as I slipped off the rock once or twice and i have trail runners anyways. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: yes.... edmands col cut off- needs brushing, six husbands needs brushing, the link needs some brushing, cornice needs some brushing as well and maybe a new sign as it is all scratched up. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: could be rough on the puppy pads 
Bugs
Bugs: black flies loved me but only a hornet stung sockedin right before the car. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: lost nothing and found nothing 
 
Comments
Comments: Castle trail, isreal ridge trail, castle ravine trail, cornice (out and back) edmands col cutoff, six husbands, gulfside trail, loop trail, castle trail, the link, castle ravine trail, isreal ridge trail, castle trail

Well big day of redlining for sockedin hikes. I got a piece of the link and edmands col. There was plenty of water throughout the hike for sure. We filtered out of the ravine as well as the spring up at the junction at the top of castle ravine trail. The day was cool to start off with but began to get hot and then got muggy towards the end. We both walked away with some pretty red sunburns. We never saw anyone until we hit gulfslide, on the cornice, and then the top of jefferson. All in all great day and not very hard to follow on any of the pieces of trail we were on.  
Name
Name: Danielle 
E-Mail
E-Mail: navychik72@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-07-11 
Link
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