Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Starr King, Mt. Waumbek, NH
Trails: Starr King Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 17, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Arrived to the lot at 1045am (lonnggg drive from boston), only 2 spots left, very crowded  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: None, trail is in good shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of dogs, big and small, including mine 
Bugs: Some flies but we're distracted by scat 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Some used dog waste bags  
Comments: Despite the rainy forecast, I decided to venture out. Was debating between Waumbek or Moriah. Figured moriah would be a little wet at the top, so I'll save it for a bluer day. Some traffic on 95 slowed me down, arrived at the trailhead very late. Found a parking spot road side. Went up with my pitbull mix, who was very happy to see many friendly people and dogs. Trail was mostly dry going up with some muddy spots, very humid day foday. At the summit of Waumbek, the views were very limited due to heavy cloud coverage, but it was windless and slightly warm. Some trash at the top:( hidden away in the ferns. Going down wasn't bad, started to rain but the tree canopy on top kept us dry.
Saw some people hiking in sandels and jeans, hope they made it out okay! Did not look like they knew what they were doing.  
Name: Masshole hiker 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-07-17 
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