Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Willey, Mt. Field, Mt. Tom, NH
Trails: Kedron Flume Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail, A-Z Trail, Mt. Tom Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Big lot across from Willey House empty @ 8. I was the only hiker parked here. 3 cars on my return @ 3:30, day use.  
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: All easy, rocks were slippery 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All were in good shape, several blowdowns on all trails nothing new. Kedron Flume above railroad crossing has a combo step-over duck-under, & another crawl over. I cleaned branches off all trails due to the wind. 12-15 standing dead of 2"-4" diameter also cleared that was blown over. Ladders need to be addressed as they are in tough shape, 4 steps missing several more not to far from collapsing. Herd paths forming around all, 2nd ladder pretty much useless.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw 7 out all enjoying the mud!!! 
Bugs: Too cold & windy...A win for sure 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nada 
Comments: Opted for these peaks due to the weather conditions, happy I did. Lots of folks out, to my surprise. 1st time up KFT, beautiful trail. Crossing of Flume was easy stepover. Wet trail after crossing pretty much the rest of the day. It's been 5-6 years since I went up the ladders, really slippery, these are in tough shape. Wind was really blowing at all summits, lookouts on Willey & Field really cold when I went by. Running water on both sides of Field. Wet muddy in the usual spots between Willey & Field. Minor mud heading up Tom. Not the best weather day but not having the black flies out is a great tradeoff! Lots of braiding in many areas, some erosion is starting on these.  
Name: buzza77 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-06-20 
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