Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Slide Peak, Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, NH
Trails: Glen Boulder Trail, Davis Path, Camel Trail, Crawford Path, Monroe Loop, Nelson Crag Trail, Huntington Ravine Trail, Alpine Garden Trail, Lion Head Trail, Tuckerman Ravine Trail, Direttissima
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Glen Ellis Falls parking is a fee area. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only minor brook crossings on Glen Boulder. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape. One tree fallen across Glen Boulder Trail below first ledges that is easy to duck under. Scrub fir tree boughs extending in to the Glen Boulder Trail just uphill from Slide Peak. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Lots of black flies. Some were biting and all were bothersome. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: There were wet areas in spots most notably near the beginning of Glen Boulder Trail and on the Alpine Garden Trail. All wet areas were easily crossed on rocks. There were only two spots with small patches on the trails; one on Davis Path downhill from Slide Peak and on the Camel Trail.

Lots of Painted Trillium low on Glen Boulder and on The Direttissima. Diapensia and Lapland Rosebay around Slide Peak and lots of Lapland Rosebay on Alpine Garden.

Snow of Tuckerman Ravine headwall and snow fields on east side of Mt Washington away from trails.

Many French Canadians on the trails enjoyong their long weekend.  
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-05-20 
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