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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Liberty, NH
Trails
Trails: Bike path, herd path, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 17, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Only one car at 8:15, many at 2 pm. Lots of people visiting the Basin. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rock hopable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Not yet 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found one soggy EMS glove on the herd path on my way out. I left it at the "Basin" sign at the start of the bike path. 
 
Comments
Comments: The Liberty Spring Trail was a stream for about a half mile in the usual spots. I was able to bareboot until 3,000 ft. on the ascent. There was about an inch to one and a half inches of snow covering an icy trail for a while, then probably two inches for the last mile or so to the summit. Very slippery on the descent during the icy sections, so I left my Hillsounds on until just before the large stream crossing on the descent.  
Name
Name: Pokey 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-04-17 
Link
Link: https:// 
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