Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, NH
Trails: Whitehouse Trail, Liberty Spring Trail, Flume Slide Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Two on arrival at 8:30, perhaps a dozen on return at 1:45pm.  
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: Many, all easily passable with waterproof shoes and one that might take an extra minute for those who are aren’t sure about crossing a brook 8’ below on a downed wet log for a few feet. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Col between Flume and Liberty is mucky in spots. Overall an incredible job by those who maintain these trails. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None 
Bugs: One, very large looking mosquito type insect landed on my hand at the first Flume Brook crossing.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing worth noting 
Comments: Flume Slide is a fun trail and a great workout. Towards the top, some amazing stone cutting work has been done by trail maintainers to allow for hand and foot holds that make navigating the most difficult rock sections easier. Muddy and wet on almost all trails in the loop. Leaves were quite thick on the lower half of Liberty Spring before White House. Mix of everything but snow today. Birds singing like it was springtime just before the start of the Flume Slide to sun and barely a breeze at Flume’s summit to pelting rain and chilly conditions at Liberty’s summit.  
Name: Mark 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-10-21 
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