Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Osceola, East Osceola, NH
Trails: Mt. Osceola Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Watch for significant potholes on Tripoli road. Got a leisurely start and lot was filled at 10 AM. Paid the $5 fee and parked on the side of Tripoli Road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Hoppable rivulets 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All blowdowns have been cleared, though there were a few slightly scary-looking trees about a mile from Osceola summit that were creaking above the path. Lots of standing water. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A few curious pups, including a large black dog that was not at all afraid of edges at Osceola summit! Lots of mud and water—most dogs probably got wet! 
Bugs: A few black flies, nothing to write home about. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Though the lot was full when I arrived, the trail was relatively quiet especially between Osceola and East Osceola. The rains caused lots of deep mud and standing water. Rocks were very slick in the ledgey section, and careful footing is needed in a few places. Day was beautiful and clear, so the views at Osceola summit were astounding. Only a few folks up there enjoying the view. I spent a long time gazing and dozing. Chimney was wet in places but was still fine to scale and was a fun diversion.  
Name: fluffycat 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-07 
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