Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails: Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 4 cars and van on arrival at 7AM. 9 cars and a colorful mini school bus with curtains when leaving at 12:20 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock Hopable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail in great shape. Looks like fill was added in one section down low to minimize mud. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Coop had a great time, as usual. Plenty of running water along the trail to grab a drink. No other doggies out today.  
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
Comments: Quick hike today. Trail was dry down low, but as expected, it got wet up higher. Lots of slippery rocks, roots, and leaves; running water in many locations. Muddy sections, but most were hardening, not too messy. The muddiest sections were between the hut and summit, as expected. No views to be had today early, but it looks like it may have cleared around 2.

The hut was open (will stay open until 16th), and the soup smelled great, but unfortunately 10AM was too early for lunch. Only saw 9 others on the trails today.  
Name: CookiesOnTop 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-28 
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