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Peaks
Peaks Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Washington , NH
Trails
Trails: Edmands Path, Eisenhower Loop, Crawford Path, Trinity Heights Connector, Gulfside, Jewell Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, July 15, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We dropped our stuff (and one person) off at Edmands Path and then the other person drove the car up to the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trailhead lot and biked back. We chained the bike up to a tree at the Edmands Path lot. It’s mostly all downhill of a bike ride between the two lots, with a little uphill at the end - but better than all uphill in the other direction! NOTE: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trailhead is a fee lot ($5) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There’s one very minor crossing on Edmands Path near the beginning that used to have a single log bridge, but that bridge is broken - but no issues crossing. The crossing just before you come out at the Cog Railway parking lot is not bridged, but we had no issues finding an easy place to cross. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No recent blowdowns on any of these trails. The Jewell Trail has some blowdowns off to the side that have been cut back. There’s one major blowdown if you take the cutoff at the end of this loop back to the Cog parking lot - that blowdown is huge and completely obscuring the trail, and a herd path has formed around it. We met the trail maintainer for the section of Crawford Path between LOTC hut and Mt. Washington summit. He was restocking a cairn that fell over - thank you for all of your hard work! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Half a dozen or so pups out really enjoying the stunning weather we were having! 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: This was a great way to loop these trails, especially for such a perfect weather day. There’s really not a whole lot to note here about conditions. All trails were in good shape and no issues with any water crossings.

We hit Eisenhower first and saw more people coming down from the summit than we had seen all day thus far. Summit wasn’t crowded at all, but it was a Friday. We made our way over towards Washington and opted to skip Monroe for today and just follow Crawford Path (AT) to the hut. LOTC Hut was bustling with hikers grabbing a bite to eat and refilling water.

Mt. Washington summit was its usual busy self, but we have seen it much worse. We opted to head down Gulfside Trail a bit to find a quiet place to eat lunch and take in the views. An absolutely perfect day above treeline today!  
Name
Name: LG 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-07-16 
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