Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Muise, NH
Trails: Cohos Trail, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 29, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Room for a couple cars at the gate. You will likely be the only one there. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: none 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Hazy, hot, humid day. Black flies were numerous and aggressive. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Remains of one party balloon. One pair CLC Wilderness gloves near summit. Moose skeleton. 
Comments: I bring greetings to Zach Porter from the summit of Muise.

Route : Following a tip from KenM I walked the road looking for Buffalo Flats; not on any map I have. When I found a sign that read "Muise Basin" I walked about another 1/4 mile then turned right and ascended the fall line using herd paths which, down low, coincided with old skidder tracks, to the ridge that extends West from the summit. The first 1/4 mile of this 'whack is through heavily browsed willows which are noxious. Above this the woods turns to a literal park. Ferns, grass, and tiger lillies with an occasional tree for long distances virtually all the way to the summit. On the descent I wanted to be sure I got back into the correct drainage so I was a little North of the route I came up. As KenM said this is scrappy for a few hundred meters then it's back into the park. If it's any indication to you how easy the 'whack is I was dressed in a T and shorts. Did not draw blood!

I wish to thank Nancy and Charlie F. for showing me where this mountain is on a map and KenM for the route tip. My experience is KenM is a good man to follow.  
Name: Old Man and the Saw 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-05-29 
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