Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Acteon Ridge (Middle Peak), NH
Trails: Bushwhack, bootleg trail, bushwhack, logging road, unnamed trail, Old Waterville Road Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked in the picnic area lot at Waterville Valley 3 miles sign. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Stream beds mostly dry until we were about 2/3's of the way down. Even then, not deep and easily rock hoppable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Flies, not black or deer, just flies! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Crossed through field under power lines then just followed our heading. Pretty thick woods at times. Leaves hid holes between rocks and rotted blowdowns created more. Did hit on a man-made cleared area on the ridge below the summit which led us to a path around and up the cliffs. A cairn at one bump at a ledge with no views. Saw a higher bump so headed over there: found our first sign in log! Made the crazy climb more than worth the effort. Followed trail to ledge with amazing views....but lost it soon after so just headed down through thick, steep woods. Finally located a dry stream bed which we followed until we came to a much wider stream and saw the logging/woods road above it that prior hikers had mentioned. Followed that the rest of the way down to another bootleg trail and dumped out onto the Old Waterville Road trail not far from the gate. Very short road walk to our car.  
Name: Lady B and Italian 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-06-12 
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