Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Zealand Mountain, Mt. Guyot, South Twin Mountain, Galehead Mountain, NH
Trails: Pemi East Side Trail, Wilderness Trail, Thoreau Falls Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Twinway, Zealand Spur, Frost Trail, Twin Brook Trail, Franconia Brook Trail, Lincoln Woods Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: I was able to rock hop all of the crossings on loop. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Recent trail work was evident everywhere. Thanks to all of the trail crews and volunteers. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of water before and after Twinway but there are a few dry sections where I would carry water. 
Bugs: I swallowed 3 and those were the only ones that I noticed all day. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Met up with a Ranger at the Thoreau bridge and he was taking pictures of bear prints in the sand. Apparently a bear had helped himself to some people food the night before at Stillwater Junction.

The North end of Thoreau Falls Trail is pretty rough with a couple of big washouts. There was also one confusing spot where the trail, herd paths and washouts converge. Stay to the right and slab uphill toward the NE.

It was my first time on Twin Brook. A really nice trail that should have views when the leaves drop. Many blowdowns but all easily steeped over.

I saw alot of people (and pups) yesterday and everyone was having a great time. Must be the weather!  
Name: TimC 
E-Mail: tjcharboneau(at) 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-07-09 
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