Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Hancock, South Hancock, NH
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail, Arrow Slide
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked adjacent to trailhead. 4 vehicles on arrival 11 on return. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All low and easily hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape. A big thanks to the Maintainers! There were just a couple of stepovers on Hancock Notch trail  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: none today 
Bugs: blackflies,moths and inchworms. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: packed out a small amount of trash 
Comments: Great day for the Hancocks. First time ascending the Arrow slide and it was a blast.There is still some water flow in a few spots on the slide about half way up and these parts are tricky and did my very best to avoid. I ended up popping out very close to the summit through some extremely thick,dense trees. With the exception of one very small spot of snow between N\S peaks trails are bare. i did notice some erosion descending from the South Peak. It was nice chatting with the three hikers at the summit as well as the six others i met on the way back.  
Name: scottb 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-26 
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