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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Shannon, Mt. Anna, Goat Pasture Hill, NH
Trails
Trails: Yellow Trail, Blue Trail, Red Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Road's in great shape. Some sort of Guard or maybe Corps of Engineers activity going on in the Hidden Valley parking lot; lots of heavy equipment but nobody said boo. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings took a little thought but no wet feet or leaps of faith. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One substantial blowdown that was only partially limbed down on the east side of Shannon on the yellow trail; better limbing would help but taking it out would require some serious gear. One large, high blowdown on the blue trail between yellow and red in the Shannon-Goat Pasture col...this wouldn't be a problem except it's where the trail is very mucky and hikers need to combine rock-hopping with tree-ducking. Mess of smaller trees down on blue trail just a little south of Old Stage; there's a lot but they're all fairly small and should go with hand saw. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Slapped a couple of skeeters but mostly good as long as kept moving. A slight breeze helped. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Most of the trails are pretty dry, some mucky bits on the blue trail west and southwest of Goat.  
Name
Name: jniehof 
E-Mail
E-Mail: jtniehof@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-05-13 
Link
Link: http:// 
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