Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Galehead Mountain, South Twin Mountain, West Bond, NH
Trails: Gale River Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Frost Trail, Twinway, Bondcliff Trail, Guyot Campsite Spur, West Bond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Gale River Trailhead parking area was mostly empty, with 2-3 cars, at about 7:45am.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rock hopping. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Many blowdowns on these trails, especially Gale River Trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: They didn't bother us much. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Drinking water available from the spigot at Galehead Hut. The spring at Guyot Campsite was providing plenty of flowing water (we filtered it, just in case). Most tent platforms at Guyot Campsite were available when we arrived at about 4:15pm, but two or three hours later it seemed that most or all of them were occupied, even though it was not fair weather for hiking (light rain during the afternoon and strong winds continuing into the night); there were also a few tents set up along Bondcliff Trail between the Guyot Campsite Spur junction and the West Bond Spur junction. The outhouse at Guyot Campsite had no toilet paper, so bring your own. After setting up tents and eating dinner at Guyot Campsite, we did an out-and-back to West Bond, hoping to see the sunset since the clouds started clearing a little, but the clouds blew strongly across the area, giving only occasional glimpses of nearby mountains, and we did not see the sun at all.  
Name: mathbp 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-05-29 
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