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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, Middle Osceola, West Osceola, East Pond, Scar Ridge - East Peak, Scar Ridge - Middle Peak, Scar Ridge - West Peak, Loon Mountain - South Peak, Loon Pond, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail, herd path, bushwhacks
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No other cars in the Greeley Ponds trailhead lot at 5am; two others on return 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great hiking weather for this Osceolas-Scar Ridge-Loon traverse. Skies were somewhat overcast at first but gradually cleared after I reached West Osceola. I dropped down to East Pond to refill my water bottles and then retraced my steps to the col, where I started the bushwhack up to East Scar; woods were very open and enjoyable until the summit plateau. Had lunch at the sweet view ledge on the southeastern side of Peak 3400 and then made my way across to Loon, stopping at the Scar Ridge NW slide along the way. At Loon, all of my travels were done via bushwhack on WMNF land due to the access policies which are currently in place on the ski trails (confirmed with the resort via phone today). For this reason, I did not visit Loon’s North Peak, since it is landlocked by ski trails. For the descent, I whacked through a hobblebush-y forest on the far W side of the mountain, eventually reaching Lincoln where I got a ride back to my car. Overall a great day in the forest and a good use of the extended daylight hours, about three hours of trail hiking and 10 hours of bushwhacking for this trip.  
Name
Name: timbercamp 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-01 
Link
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