Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain, NH
Trails: Old Bridle Path, Greenleaf Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Falling Waters Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 26, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty upon 8 AM arrival but seemed to be filling fast. Lot wasn’t yet plowed from previous day’s snow but it was packed down enough to get in. Looks like it got plowed while we were hiking and the sun must’ve helped melt some away too. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Surprised to find some snow bridges still intact, otherwise easily crossed with care 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: We had Luna ( an Aussie) with us who had a great time.  
Bugs: Not even a snow flea 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing  
Comments: Brisk start on a bluebird day to hike the ridge. Special time to be able to hike with Little Foot, her grandparents and another friend. Most of us wore snowshoes until getting above tree line after the hut. Trail had some ice under the new snow but team Tubbs had no problems with it. Above tree line , sharp traction, either hillsounds or full crampons were both decent choices. There were some sections of bare rock in between snow drifts along the ridge. Winds got pretty lively up there, probably blowing in the upper 20s with some bigger gusts , so still some drifting going on. Gratefull to have had amazing company to get a couple more peaks in for my February grid. Terrific bum sliding down falling waters today too :)  
Name: Bradygirl1  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-02-26 
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