Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, March 7, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of space at Lincoln woods 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: all small and bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: good. one easy stepover, a few easy duck unders. upper 1/3 has many face/chest level branches due to snow depth 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: the 3 had a fine day, romping, although work at higher sections with deep, loose snow 
Bugs: zip 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A fine day, warmer than expected, almost no wind. Views were clear and distant, a 360 panorama day, unlimited sunshine.
The lower half of Osseo is stable crust, ok for any foot gear; however, as one ascends there is progressively more loose snow which is progressively chopped up by bb's, who made the upper switchbacks the worst I can recall with postholes mid-trail a foot deep, and thigh deep if off path. SNOWSHOES-we passed several almost all of whom did NOT have snowshoes, chopping trail so as to make it difficult for everyone. Out 5 had SS's and helped smooth over, but could only make less worse.
Nota bene:just as trail pops out of treeline the trail sidehills over a couloir and up an angled 25 yards until trail flattens toward summit. This is a no fall zone !! doable, not ok for everyone.
Kestrel data> T=24F W=0 WC=24F  
Name: Jacksons/NNEOS 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-08 
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