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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cardigan, NH
Trails
Trails: Manning Trail, Holt Trail, Clark Trail, Holt-Clark Cutoff (Cathedral Forest Trail)
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged or rock hoppable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some stepovers on Holt Trail, including one or two large ones. The brookbed portion below the first scrambles needs work...water is cascading down the trail and there are not enough blazes, so prominent herd paths are forming. White blazes (not sure if these are faded yellow) on the ledges are also inadequate. One ledge area has prominent herd paths forming on the sides because there are no blazes visible. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Some black flies, but not bad if moving today. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Trails were snow/ice free. Some wet spots in the lower elevations, including a rock staircase that has water running down it. Holt Trail has lots of wet ledges. One tiny area of snow off to the side of the trail, which will probably be gone tomorrow. Clark Trail had a lot of mud.
Lots of wildflowers in bloom.  
Name
Name: rocket21 
E-Mail
E-Mail: rocket21@franklinwebpublishing.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-05-16 
Link
Link: http://hike.franklinsites.com 
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