Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Field - West Peak, Whitewall Mountain, NH
Trails: FR192A, bushwhacks, Whitewall Slide, Ethan Pond Trail, Zealand Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: A few spaces at Zealand Trailhead at 8AM; lot was overflowing on return 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
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Trail Maintenance Notes
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Dog-Related Notes
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Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: From the Zealand Trailhead, I bushwhacked east until I hit FR192A and then followed it all the way to its junction with the A-Z Trail; overall this road is in great shape, and was very easy to follow. It seemed to continue past the A-Z Trail as well, so I kept following it until I reached a boggy area, where I started the bushwhack to the remote ponds on the west side of West Field. The woods along the way were outstanding and very open. I was keen on checking out the ponds as they don’t seem to be featured on many maps; the northern one is shallow and was not much to write home about, while the southern one is much larger and a real gem. From West Field’s summit to Whitewall, the woods were very dense until I hit the huge network of birch glades. After some time on Whitewall’s ledges, I descended via the incredibly sketchy western slide and then hooked up with the Ethan Pond Trail; overall a gorgeous day for these ponds and peaks.  
Name: timbercamp 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-23 
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