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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Slide Peak, Mt. Isolation, NH
Trails
Trails: Glen Boulder Trail, Davis Path, Isolation Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 22, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 2nd car at Glen Ellis to start, 15 or so on return 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing of significance 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A leaner step-over on Glen Boulder below Glen Boulder, A few walk arounds on Davis Path, Bog Bridges on Davis Path continue to rot away. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw one tourist dog close to trailhead on return 
Bugs
Bugs: used some bug spray to start, refreshed at summit. Bugs were flying around, Heard one horse fly. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: pleasantly surprised to see not a trace of trash 
 
Comments
Comments: Glen Boulder mostly dry with sporadic wet spots before breaking out of trees below the Boulder. The long stretch of scrub above the Boulder included rocks, roots, dirt, mud, snow, ice, water, and repeats of this mixed condition. The other scrub areas below Davis Path had similar conditions with less snow and ice. The snow above Glen Boulder was soft with areas that would support and other areas of really soft with less support. Davis Path above treeline was a sight to behold though overcast. After entering tree line and down to West Isolation, more rocks, dirt, running water, snow, ice, and repeats of this mixed condition. Same soft snow condition with more post holing. Between West Isolation and Isolation Spur, typical non-winter trail conditions including some running water, mud, and decent condition. The stretch between East Isolation and summit spur very typical areas of standing water and mud. The rotten bog bridges and dead fall limbs provided a fine opportunity to practice your tightrope skills. Successfuly beat any forecasted afternoon significant rain or thunder. Saw about 11 others, the Rocket had come in via Wet Rocky Branch, 4 young men had come up Davis Path from Route 302, and were on their way to summit Washington and then back via Dry River. The others were coming down Davis Patch or ascending Glen Boulder. Question of the day - "what trail did you use" as we were ascending Davis Path. They looked a bit "releaved" when we indicated Glen Boulder, as though they were not the only ones to select these route.  
Name
Name: Mark 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-23 
Link
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