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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Smarts Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Ranger Trail, J Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Ugh!!! Ranger Trail Trailhead was WAY overfull mid day/early afternoon. People parked on the left side ONE car width behind cars on the right such as mine - I couldn't get out until a group of tailgaters helped guide my multi-multi-point turn...... c'mon!!!!! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: no issues - rock-hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No blazes in a section above ranger garage - I ran into people coming up who were confused and weren't sure they were on the trail. Above and below that section, no problem!!!! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: no issues 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Excellent day! I bushwhacked around the ridge for a bit - east and west peaks and about a half mile down the J Trail. Firetower sign says there's a big fine if you go up, but, steps were fine - door to cab was partially missing and glass was on the ground.  
Name
Name: Becca Munroe 
E-Mail
E-Mail: beccahiker@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-08-22 
Link
Link: http:// 
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