Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Smarts Mountain, NH
Trails: Lambert Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Muddiest part of the whole experience was the half-underwater parking lot. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Streams weren't as bad as I'd expected given that it's prime mud season for Mt. Smarts. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some fallen trees and misc. debris but nothing too substantial. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Until the high point on Lambert Ridge the trail was bare and, surprisingly, mostly dry. Encountered tiny patches of snow in the Col between Lambert Ridge and Smarts proper. Only at the very summit, within a stones-throw of the fire tower, was there significant snow on the trail - and even then, only in shaded areas. Absolutely perfect weather, including full sun and very light wind. No flies or ticks. Sunset and great lighting when descending Lambert Ridge. Incredible views, with the Spring buds and evening light coloring the landscape with echoes of Autumn.(But note that I did NOT attempt the notoriously wet & muddy Ranger's Trail. Report is for main branch of AT only.)  
Name: Brandon Kier 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-04-26 
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