Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Garfield, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Franconia Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Only half a dozen cars in a well cleared Lincoln Woods lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No water crossing until Franconia Brook trail. All were semi bridged and easy to cross. Water is pretty low 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Did a half pemi loop from Lincoln Woods over Franconia Ridge to Garfield and back out Franconia Brook trail past 13 Falls Tentsite. All trails were in excellent shape all the way to the junction with the Franconia brook trial after Garfield. The sections between Liberty and little Haystack and also Lafayette and Garfield were slightly less traveled, but were still easily done without snowshoes. No postholing at all. The ridge was mostly rime ice and exposed rocks. Probably the least amount of ice I've ever seen up there for mid January. The segment of Franconia Brook trial between Garfield Ridge and 13 Falls was unbroken but still less than a foot deep so it was nothing outrageous. It was well packed from the tensite all the way home thanks to the overnighters.  
Name: Ross 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-15 
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