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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Eisenhower, NH
Trails
Trails: Edmands Path, Eisenhower Loop
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: There were cars parked along the road, but we got a spot in the lot at about 10:00 (the last one - somebody must have just left) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only one significant water crossing on this route, and it was easy. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are in excellent condition 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a few nice dogs on the trail today 
Bugs
Bugs: no issue with bugs today 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: We were debating between Ike and Willey. The forecast called for possible showers and thunderstorms, and we didn't want to be above treeline in those conditions and we didn't want to waste a no-view day on Eisenhower. At the last minute, we figured we'd take a chance on Eisenhower and hope for the best. Weather was fine on the way up, then the winds picked up and it started raining hard about a half mile before reaching the ridge. I was wishing we were on Willey instead. It was windy, rainy, and cold on the way up the summit loop, and we figured we'd just tag the summit cairn and head right back down. But as we approached the summit, we could see clearing to the south and west, and within minutes it cleared over the summit too. The rest of the Presies were in and out of the clouds and sun. Watching the clouds roll up and over the summits and the ridge made for unusual and awesome views.  
Name
Name: BC 
E-Mail
E-Mail: jbcunningham04@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-08-23 
Link
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