Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, NH
Trails: Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Was able to find a parking spot at the end of Zealand Rd. close to the trail head at 5:30a 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All easily crossed 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails and spurs in good shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Got an early start and made good time to the hut in a little over an hour. Used outside water faucet to bring total water for this long hike to just under 4 liters. But it stayed cool and contrary to the weather forecast became cloudy with a brief heavy shower. I dumped out about a liter of water when starting the return. The Twinway from Zeacliff to Zealand Mnt. is easy hiking. It does get steeper nearing Zealand Mnt. with a short ladder to assist getting up a ledge. But the stretch from Zealand Mnt. to the Bondcliff trail has a section filled with large boulders to work around or over. The Bondcliff trail and West Bond spur are fairly easy to hike. I returned the way I came. While climbing Zealand Mnt again a brief but heavy shower turned the trail into a river slowing the pace as conditions became slippery. Started at 5:51a and finished at 3:13p. Took decent breaks at the hut and other shorter stops along the way. Measured 15.8 miles, elevation gain 4085 ft,  
Name: Dexhiker 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-08-23 
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