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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Straightback Mountain, Mt. Major, NH
Trails
Trails: Jesus Valley-Beaver Pond Trail, Old Stage Road, Precipice Path, Belknap Range Trail, Quarry Spur, Brook Trail, Mt. Major Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, April 17, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We used the large lot on Rt 11 for Mt. Major. Plenty of room when we got there at around 9 am and although the trails were on Mt Major were a little busy there was still plenty of room in the lot when we returned around 4 pm.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None difficult.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Signage/blazing in the area of Old Stage Road kind of confusing or nonexistent. But we figured it out. A few minor blowdowns on some of the lesser used trails but we were able to clear them without too much trouble.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Some black flies stirring at the parking lot but they aren't a problem yet.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: I found a gray snow basket for a trekking pole on Precipice Path.  
 
Comments
Comments: A day of redlining in the Belknaps. Some patches of ice, but not a serious problem. Cliff Waterfall on Precipice Path was running well. A nice day out there with Lone Wolf and Camo Mike.  
Name
Name: greatoz 
E-Mail
E-Mail: greatoz.tz...verizon.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-04-17 
Link
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