Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Cannon Mountain, NH
Trails: Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Was there early. I think there were 4 cars at sunrise. Place was pretty packed when I left though. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One minor brook. Easily crossed 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I think I saw one downed tree in the trail. It was easy to go over. No issues of significance. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw 3 or 4 dogs. They were all very cool, as were their families. 
Bugs: I hit one monster swarm at the summit, but that was for about only 20'. Otherwise, no issues. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing. 
Comments: It rained steadily the day before, so as expected the trail was wet with plenty of run off. No real issues though. The worst of it was a couple of really good sized mud patches in the top 1/4 of the trail, and even those could be navigated. Would suggest poles, both to help navigate and rock-hop the mud, and also on the lower 1/3rds decent which is a gravelly mix that can be prone to making your footing slide out from under you. My right elbow has the proof on that one. I'd also suggest lightweight gaiters like Dirty Girl or similar, solely to keep said gravel out of your boots.  
Name: Skoot 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-25 
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