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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Garfield, Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, North Twin Spur, North Twin Trail, herd path, Haystack Road, herd path, Little River Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Picked up dropped off near the end of Little River Road for resupply.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The largest of the crossings was to high for me to safely cross. i crossed via a tree approx 300 feet upstream. other crossings no issue and dry bootstraps  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Garfield Ridge Trail has several blowdowns between tentsite and Gale River Trail intersection.N Twin Trail BD same as reported yesterday  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: none today 
Bugs
Bugs: biting black flies at lower elevations  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: packed out a couple items of trash 
 
Comments
Comments: Great hike of these peaks. nice to see the water is on at the hut. Spring conditions with swiss cheese monorail some supportive lots not improved slightly at Gale River Trail intersection. micros today until the last 1000 feet to the summit of S Twin. bareboots from this point until descending N Twin then micros until 3400 feet. It was nice chatting several at the summit of S Twin.  
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-12 
Link
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