Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Field, Mt. Willey, NH
Trails: Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I got a spot right by the trailhead at 4:30pm. Still plenty of cars there but then but there was some room. Things were mostly empty when I returned at 8:30pm.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All were easily rock hopable but that first one is so eroded on one side that it’s sort of a pain.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Not any blowdowns as far as I recall but I’m likely forgetting by now. Willey Range Trail is blazed in blue and Avalon Trail is blazed in... either blue or yello I forget. Neither is blazed particularly well but both are well trodden and easy to follow. The footing is not great on either. Avalaon Trail, in part due to a lot of erosion. Parts of Willey Range Trailbetqeen Willey and Field (more on the Field side) could use a brushing back.Tou definely notice it being a little grown in when the vegetation is getting you wet, haha.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Most hiking dogs would do fine with this hike.  
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
Comments: Second hike of the day to get me to 4/26 grid peaks needed for this month. 8.2mi done in just under 4hrs.

The trails started off mostly dry but I hiked through 3 showers, mostly between Field and Willey which left the trail wet on my way out so I watched my footing on slick rocks. Due to the trail being a bit overgrown at times along the ridge, this led to my pants getting pretty wet. Unfortunately there’s a good deal of erosion and poor footing on these trails. On the bright side, I guess that means less mud 🙃  
Name: Liam Cooney 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-07-09 
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