Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, Mt. Isolation, Slide Peak, Wildcat D, NH
Trails: Edmands Path, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Davis Path, Isolation Spur, Glen Boulder Trail, NH 16, ski trails, Wildcat Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, May 20, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Edmunds path crossing seemed slightly elevated but no issue crossing. crossing on Glen Boulder no problem  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Davis Path has a few large blowdowns but otherwise trails in great shape. *Fiberglass Wilderness Boundary marker heading to Isolation is shredded. im pretty sure less than a year old. It would be nice to see a wooden sign back 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: large black flies on the lower portions of Davis path 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Excellent hike of these peaks. Barebooted the entire day but still happy to carry spikes just in case as there are still many spotty sections of ice.Above treeline 99 percent bare ground. I did see 1 blooming alpine flower yesterday approaching Eisenhower and several that will be soon heading down Davis Path to Isolation. Spotty snowpack somewhat supportive sometimes not. Definitely pick and choose steps carefully.The stretches are just long enough to make you wonder and then alas bare ground again!Today was a treat of fantastic undercast until Wildcat it was pea soup.  
Name: scottb  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-20 
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