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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Garfield Ridge Trail, Skookumchuck Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues at either trailhead but Lafayette Campground/Old Bridle Path/Falling Waters parking lots were filling fast this morning. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings on Falling Waters Trail were reasonably rock-hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails in good condition today. We cleared one new downed tree on Skook. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw some today - mostly on Falling Waters, and they seemed well. Could be tough across the ridge without packed water. 
Bugs
Bugs: Summit bugs on Lafayette, but nothing biting 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Beautiful day for a ridge walk! Lots of other folks thought so too. It was busy but everyone was in good spirits along the way. My first time heading off Lafayette to Skookumchuck and I enjoyed that route immensely! Many thanks to Mark for a lovely day out!  
Name
Name: ValC 
E-Mail
E-Mail: adknbvi@dca.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-08-19 
Link
Link: http:// 
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