Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, Mt. Liberty, Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails: Bike path, herd path, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Older blowdowns on Franconia Ridge between Liberty Spring and Little Haystack. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Saw first bugs of the season descending Old Bridle Path. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Spring conditions. Bare booted Liberty Spring past junction with Flume Slide, snow shoes from there to Franconia Ridge, out-and-back to Flume, and over to Little Haystack. Microspikes for traverse from Little Haystack to Lafayette. Snow shoes back on for descent.

Only saw 2 other people wearing snow shoes (thank you), which was not surprising, but still a little disappointing.

Saw several people without any traction at all, slipping, sliding, postholing, and struggling very hard. No words.

Nice to meet and chat with Jeremy - thanks for the intel.  
Name: DEL 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-04-05 
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