Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Monroe, Mt. Franklin, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Pierce, Mt. Jackson, Mt. Webster, Bugle Cliff, Elephant Head, NH
Trails: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Eisenhower Loop, Webster Cliff Trail, Webster Jackson Trail, Elephant Head Spur, Saco Lake Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 30, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Wanting to do this full southern Presi Traverse and lacking a car spot, I had to resort to the $17 (ouch) amc shuttle. Doing so meant I had a relatively late start of 9:20. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Not one!  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The trails were wet from the previous day's rainstorm and continous windswept fog. The Ammo rocks were quite slick with water running down some of them. No views at all until I was around Eisenhower, better once I hit Pierce and Jackson. Boggy areas between hut, Jackson, and Webster slick. Despite being in a fog bank most of my above treeline time, it was still a great hike! Spotted beaver in Saco Lake, this easy trail all but eliminated the short road walk at end back to Highland Center parking.  
Name: John in NH 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-07-31 
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