Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, NH
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Cog Rail Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We were the only car in the Ammonoosuc Lot, and only one car at return 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All water crossing were no issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: blow down seen were all easy to get over 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: no dogs today 
Bugs: no bugs today 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We bare booted to around 3500 feet, and then spikes to Lake of Clouds hut, and there was no need for spikes to Monroe or Washington. There was traces of snow, but slushy enough so no issues. Lots of water running down the trail. The Cog is running so lots of people milling around the summit, and that was the only source of "life" we had seen all day. We descended via the shortest and most direct path, down the Cog RR "path"
Lots of mud, and snow fields to around 3000 feet, but bare booting was fine. Below 3000 feet was a dry trail, and we walked the road back to Ammonoosuc Parking lots.  
Name: Doug Hunt 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-19 
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