Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks South Twin Mountain, Southwest Twin, NH
Trails: Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Twinway, bushwhack, herd path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking. Gravel access roads in good shape. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Major brook on the Gale River trail easily rock hopped  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Overall trails in good shape. Half of one bog bridge over a brook on the Gale River Trail was washed away. All signage in good shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The goal of this two day backpack was to summit Southwest Twin. After setting up a wilderness camp off the Twinway we began our bushwhack using information and track from a previous hiker. Some of this worked, some did not. Recommend not trying to follow anyone’s previous track exactly but rather to understand the general conditions of the area. Edges of the ridge were easier to navigate in places. Encountered some major spruce and blowdown walls but most of these can be avoided. Found a faint herd path at the base of the summit cone.  
Name: Dexhiker 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-13 
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