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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails
Trails: Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Wide open, paved and dry. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Upper crossing is high with snow melt - Not a rock hop - Took my boots off and used a log to stabilize myself that Is down stream of the trail - All other crossing are easily passable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Drainage and ineffective water bars allowing water to flow down the first steep section of the trail beyond the largest water crossing. It was just like walking in a brook for about 100 yards or so. Only tree issue was climbing Flume out of the col, required crawling underneath branches  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Lower section, followed a white snake that led through the leaves. A nice walk through the woods. The upper water crossing and the failed water bars were the only negatives. Mid to top, trail was significantly frozen, spikes all the way. About 3 feet or so of snow at Jct with FRT. Peaks of L and F are bare. A trudge going up and a fast trek coming down.  
Name
Name: Doug 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-04-19 
Link
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