Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, South Tripyramid, West Sleeper, East Sleeper, NH
Trails: Livermore Trail, Scaur Ridge Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, Downes Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There are 10 crossings on Downes Brook. All were knee height or above (some came up near to my waist), and moving between 250 to well over 500cfs (top crossings were more mellow). One of the latter half of the crossings - near an island and below the campsite on the opposite side - required us to backtrack about 100m up the trail to cross. Easy enough to skirt along the edge of the other side until the official trail. Given the rain and the forecast for the next two days, hold off on this trail for several days. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: This trail has had a lot of work put into it to divert water flow. A few blowdowns. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: They were out, not biting. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The only new trails for me were Kate Sleeper and Downes Brook. Originally planned this as a solo with road walk, but Black Sheep decided he wanted to be party to the madness. Opted to go up Livermore as Black Sheep couldn't remember if he had been up it or not (I think he had been on it before), and we are both seasoned Pine Bend vets. Some snow and plenty of smooth ice on Mt Tripyramid trail. N Slide should be clear if you want to take that route. South down to Kate Sleeper was clear and lovely as usual. Spikes on, spikes off on Kate Sleeper from the get-go and all the way to the junction with Rollins; we left them on for the top of Downes Brook. In addition to the water crossings, there was plenty of standing and running water on the trail. Saw very few people and spent most of our time on Downes Brook in thunder and rain. Nice to check some boxes on the WMG and multiple lists I am pursuing and another great day in the woods.
Name: The_MismatchedHiker & Black Sheep 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-15 
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