Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH
Trails: Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, June 21, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Lincoln Woods and Zealand Road at 6:30am. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All manageable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Only one or two cute dogs. 
Bugs: Lots, especially at Guyot. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Monday was a beautiful day to hike Zealand-Bonds, even though it rained within minutes of the start of my hike, and poured a few minutes after I got to my car at the end. The weather did make me wonder if weather forecasters have the most useless job ever, as the forecast had called for clear skies for most of the day. Instead, Guyot was socked in with no views and I began to wonder if I would ever get views from the Bonds. Luckily, as I approached West Bond, the clouds cleared and there were amazing views of the Pemi and beyond. It was lovely.
I had been counting on a water refill at the first water crossing after descending Bondcliff, but the first three crossings were completely dry. Luckily water was plentiful further down Bondcliff Trail and I was able to refill.  
Name: Hiker5e 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-22 
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