Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Garfield, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails: Garfield Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Gale River Trail, Gale River Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 5, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Small lot full cars on road at 7 AM same at 3 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: 2 step overs low on Garfield Tr. 1 on Ridge Tr has herd path around it. All trails in great shape. Water bars on lower Gale River Tr cleaned out today. Met workers big thank you! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots out today. Met the goggle wearing Abel at the hut. Bl 
Bugs: Black flies out breeze kept them at bay until Gale River & road walk 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nope 
Comments: Hot muggy day but nice breeze for most of the day. Great views on Garfield towards Franconia Ridge. Hazy towards hut. Lots of wet slippery rock on way to hut. PUDS not as bad as I remembered. Lots of folks at the hut. Mask required inside, water spigot on side of hut. Dropped pack quick to Galehead. Lots of people heading up as we headed down. Great day to be out, fantastic weather & conditions!  
Name: buzza77 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-05 
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