|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Cardigan, NH|
||West Ridge Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Friday, October 27, 2017|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||None of significance. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||One stepover birch blowdown, about 8-10" diameter, about 0.1 mile from the parking lot. |
|Lost and Found:
||Trail was wet from the recent three day monsoon with some areas of pooled and running water. Some wet ledge immediately above the bridge, but ledges above treeline were mostly dry. Encountered no snow or ice. A few areas of late fall foliage colors.|
Chilly sunset, but neat to see the snowcapped Franconia Ridge and Presidential Range (as well as a little on Moosilauke).
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.