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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, May 6, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Tricky but possible by rock hopping with gore tex boots 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Lower half mostly muddy, upper is monorail and some hard ice. Ridge is mostly bare and wind blown. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Water running quite rapidly  
Bugs
Bugs: Not yet... 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Just read Ty Gagne’s excellent book ‘The Last Traverse’ and Wanted to experience the ridge for myself- it did not disappoint! In “benign” conditions you could still appreciate the awesome strength of Mother Nature and the top side is still very much holding on to winter.  
Name
Name: Adam Balukonis  
E-Mail
E-Mail: abalukonis@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-06 
Link
Link: http://strava.app.link/GH30KfFo3fb 
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