Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, May 23, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Barely any cars when I arrived at 7:30, and still plenty of room when I left around 1 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Crossings on Falling Water were tricky in a few spots but all rock hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blowdowns throughout the route, mostly easy to get around except for one recent one on Old Bridal Path 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Too windy for bugs  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Beautiful, blustery day on Franconia Ridge! Spring is finally here—I carried spikes but never used—and the only ice on the trail was in a couple small spots near or above Shining Rock. Strong gusts and chilly conditions in the morning. At least until around noon, it was incredibly quiet up on the ridge, but the crowds came later. Trails are still pretty wet below treeline, with a couple tricky scrambles going down Old Bridle Path.  
Name: mnm 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-23 
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