Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bondcliff, Mt. Bond, West Bond, South Twin Mountain, North Twin Mountain, Mt. Garfield, Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Bondcliff Trail, West Bond Spur, Twinway, North Twin Spur, Garfield Ridge Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Osseo Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, August 1, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Ample parking at Lincoln Woods. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All easy rock hops, though I still managed to plunge a foot in the water on the unbridged Lincoln Woods crossing, due to fast pace and clumsiness. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in excellent shape overall. Many stepovers on the Bondcliff Trail, with one more significant blowdown just below the alpine zone that has developed a herd path to the right. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw many- most well-behaved, but one unleashed dog growled at me on a couple occasions. Helped to keep me awake after the early start. 
Bugs: Minimal, even when stopped. Never considered using repellent. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Beautiful day for a counterclockwise Pemi Loop (plus West Bond and North Twin), if a bit warm for comfort in the second half. Trails were almost entirely dry, except for a bit of avoidable mud on the North Twin Spur, and the waterfall section of the Garfield Ridge Trail. There were many friendly thru-hikers as well as day-hikers- very popular for a Monday. I appreciated the brief moments of conversation to me keep moving up some of the steep climbs. Despite feeling low on fluids, I made quick time down the Osseo Trail on the way out, and handily beat my prior PR for this extended version of the Pemi Loop! Overall statistics: 35.1 miles, 10,200' gain, 11:34.  
Name: Jason 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-08-02 
Bookmark and Share Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.

Copyright 2009-2024, All Rights Reserved