Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Moran Notch Peak (West Muise), Cranberry Bog Notch Peak, NH
Trails: Cohos Trail, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I drove to the end of Nash Stream Road where there are two gates and a small building. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The cohos is fairly well marked and in good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Fairly bad today. deer flies bitting.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Having not found a recognized highpoint last summer when I went from the north, I chose to go for Moran Notch peak again, sing Jack's route. I took the left road, which is also the cohos trail. I followed it to Moran meadow, where the trail turns east and crossed the meadow. From there, I bushwhacked north to the recognized high point, finding good woods.

I headed down towards Cranberry bog notch, hitting some initially thick going. I hit the notch such that I did not need to contend with any swampy areas. From there, it was a steep open-woods climb to the very recently recognized highpoint.

I returned by heading east and back up to the cohos, meeting it just north of cathedral meadow.  
Name: zporterColdRiverCampCook 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-06-28 
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