Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bondcliff, Mt. Bond, West Bond, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, May 23, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues at Lincoln Woods today. I always worry about car break-ins there though. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All were rock hoppable, even by my pupper! 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Not sure what the wilderness guidelines are for blowdowns but there are a bunch of straddle overs, 1 or 2 walk arounds, and one branchy one - all within the 4-6-ish mile range. Tons of step-overs along the tracks after the wilderness sign but I’m guessing those might be within guidelines? 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Took mine, she was the only one I saw all day. FYI there is reliable water available for the pups until the last crossing 1+ miles before the Bondcliff summit. No water the last mile or along the ridge. 
Bugs: Black flies out in force at the lower elevations, biting, and flying into nostrils and eyes. Headnet went on for the last 5 miles. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: There was a black fleece technical jacket on a rock about 6 miles in, in the morning. I intended to pack it out if it was still there on my way out, but it was gone. Hopefully gets returned to owner. I did pack out a large black plastic trash bag tied to a tree at the next to last water crossing on the ascent. Leave no trace! 
Comments: No snow or ice until between Bond and West Bond. It was only sporadic short lengths of decaying monorail, most of it being on WB Spur. Fabulous conditions otherwise!  
Name: thegingerhiker 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-23 
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