Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's Head , NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Black Pond Trail, herd path, Lincoln Brook Trail, herd path, Owls Head Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, December 6, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Lincoln Woods lot. 1 vehicle on arrival 5 on return. Lots of room! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings low today. Crossing #1 open rock hoppable,#2semi bridged and hoppable,#3 bridged with caution  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape throughout  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: 2 well behaved doggos on Lincoln Woods Trail 
Bugs: 1 money spider on BP Bushwhack  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A fun group hike of the Owl with three other Gridders. The weather varied from drizzle to heavy showers throughout but with moderate temps,low water crossings and decent trail conditions it made for a quick out and back.Both bushwhacks had an established track and were easy to follow. we did take the path 1st left on Brutus as it seemed to be the most traveled at this time. We were able to bareboot the entire hike today but would anticipate micros after the slush freezes up tonight. Descending Brutus was a bit slippery due to heavy slush. After the 2nd unintentional fall and butt slide i was reminded of descending from S Hancock for a second.Snowshoes stayed in the trunk for this one but it wont be long. Cfs rate was 174 this morning and 192 this afternoon.
Name: scottb 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-12-06 
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