Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Kinsman, South Kinsman, NH
Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail, Fishin' Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lafayette Place Campground parking area was filling up by 9am. Not many cars left at 5pm. Be sure not to park in the space in the lot in front of the snowmobile path. A car was parked there and as we were starting Lincoln Police were considering towing it. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: One happy dog named Baxter! 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
Comments: Beautiful winter hike! Cloudy morning cleared before we summited and gave way to spectacular views of Franconia Ridge all day. Mountain Forecast weather report was very accurate. The trail was in great shape considering the warm weather all week. We wore snowshoes all the way up. On our way down we did trade out the snowshoes for microspikes as the trail was well packed. We saw many in just spikes and a few others with snowshoes. Snowshoes recommended to help keep the trail in good shape. Loved it!  
Name: A&H 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-03-13 
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