|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, West Bond, Mt. Bond, Bondcliff, NH|
||Zealand Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur|
|Date of Hike:
||Thursday, July 15, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Plenty of spaces on a weekday. Fee lot with outhouses |
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||Easy. Some bridged |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||No obstructions on trails. New bog bridges near Zeacliff although some older broken bog bridges were retained |
||Fine for dogs. One ladder on the Twinway may require owner assistance |
||None to speak of |
|Lost and Found:
||Saw a moose beside route 302 near Highland Center on drive to trailhead. Saw beaver in flowage near the beaver dam. White-throated sparrow at Zeacliff. Saw Joe Pye Weed and Northern Meadowsweet by boardwalk. Saw Mountain Avens by stream near the hut. Purple fringed orchid in Zealand wetlands. Goldenrod and Bunchberry on Bondcliff ridge.|
Lots of local and AT hikers out today. Also, Pemi Loopers out and about. Two groups planned to stay at Guyot Campsite tonight.
There were great views from Zeacliff and all three Bond summits.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.