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Peaks
Peaks Bald Peak, North Kinsman, South Kinsman, NH
Trails
Trails: Mt. Kinsman Trail, Bald Peak Spur, Kinsman Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The old AMC guide advises roadside parking near the start of a sandy logging road, but there is a sign for a Mount Kinsman parking lot on the left just a little further south on route 116 - with a trail that leads to the logging road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The major brooks were all low and easily crossed. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: After the 3 brook crossings on the Mount Kinsman trail, there was very little water available. No water on the Kinsman Ridge trail. 
Bugs
Bugs: A bit bothersome but not biting. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: It was a pretty warm day on the summits, but the brook crossings were refreshing. Took the spur paths to the Kinsman Flume and Bald Peak - both were worth the extra effort! Lots of ripe wild blueberries on Bald Peak.



Thanks for a fun day Christine!  
Name
Name: BLT 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-07-14 
Link
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