Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks South Baldface, North Baldface, Eagle Crag, NH
Trails: Baldface Circle Trail, Meader Ridge Trail, Bicknell Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot was 1/3 full at 7:45 am, but was full with several cars parked along route 113 by mid afternoon. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Charles Brook, at the end of the Bicknell Trail, was easily rock hopped today. That would certainly not be the case with high water or ice on the rocks. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: The scramble up the Baldface Circle Trail to South Baldface would be very hard or impossible for most dogs. 
Bugs: Nope. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: This was a very tough, but very rewarding hike. There was thankfully no ice or snow anywhere. Could not imagine going up Baldface Circle Trail to South Baldface in icy conditions. That was definitely a tough scramble and fairly wet on the lower part. The rest of the trails were in good condition overall. Bicknell was a nice way to descend, with lots of viewpoints along the way and minimal scrambling. Finished the 52 With A View list on Eagle Crag, which was a beautiful and serene place to finish. Although there were lots of vehicles parked, we did not see a lot of people. Guess there are so many trails that the people spread out. My sincere thanks to Jill for joining me on this great way to finish the list.  
Name: Marty 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-10-24 
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