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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Garfield, NH
Trails
Trails: Whitehouse Trail, Liberty Springs Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Garfield Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking for GT is still the long way around. Bridge work not done.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: A few easy rock hoppers. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Franconia Ridge from Liberty Springs to Little Haystack could use some brushing out. LS caretaker thought he might get to it after his work on Flume.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw two coming down Lafayette and on ascending.  
Bugs
Bugs: Not bad. Some black flies near summits and some mosquitos in the wet areas. Gnats coming down GT were the most bothersome 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: What a great day out! Great views and weather conditions. Not that many people out. Met a woman doing research work on Franconia Ridge on soil/wildflowers. Learned what the flowers we were seeing are. Had a leisurely above treeline hike enjoying a near perfect day in the mtns.  
Name
Name: KRobi 
E-Mail
E-Mail: robisho@comcast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-07-06 
Link
Link: http:// 
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