Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, South Tripyramid, West Sleeper, East Sleeper, Mt. Whiteface, NH
Trails: Livermore Road, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, herd paths, Rollins Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Livermore Road, South 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings hoppable, with multiple levels of thrill. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Someone has stolen the Sandwich Wilderness sign on the South Tri side. I took out a few trees as noted in prior trip reports along Mt. T Trail. There are some blowdowns on Kate Sleeper, but I was trying to keep my motivation up, so I left them. A few left for someone else to take care of low on South Tri side of Mt. Tri Trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A few doggoes out down low enjoying the day 
Bugs: No buggies 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A FINE day in the boreal forest! Ran into several familiar faces and aspiring gridiots, one whom got two twelves today, on the Tri's. Not much flora on Livermore road, did note some Wild Oats, Trout Lillies and Trilliums fixing to bloom soon. Made a go at the North slide, it was surprisingly pleasant conditions on the entire ascent. Hugged the right side as a group of three fellows found it funny to keep sending rocks flying down the slide. I ended up passing them and gave them a tounge lashing. Pleasant conditions persist along Mt. Tri trail, rock spikes where all that were required today. The type 1 fun ended as I turned onto Kate Sleeper. It's bare, then patchy, then firm ish mono, then rotten, then postholed by selfish moose, rinse, repeat for 3 miles. The worst of it was just before West to East Sleeper Herd path, at this point the trail goes from rotten snow to dry as a bone in the matter of about 10 feet. These conditions persist till in the immediate vicinity of Downes Brook. As you get closer to Rollins on the .8 spur, the trail improves greatly and Rollins is in fine shape to the true summit cairn - a fine reprieve. The long walk back to South Slide was just as bipolar as my last girlfriend. Both Sleeper herd paths are in fine shape and snow free. Once back on South Slide, the going was lovely. Lots of baby giraffe learning to walk almost tumbles. I don't know how I spotted it, but I found a monsterous piece of chagga about 50' into the woods. About the size of 2 footballs. I looked like a donkey trying to bring that thing out, I had to daisy chain the zipper on my pack with about 5 beaners so it would stay kind of shut! All in all, a fine day despite sopping wet feet.  
Name: The Teal Goat 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-08 
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