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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Osceola, Mt. Osceola, Middle Osceola, West Osceola, NH
Trails
Trails: Greeley Ponds Trail, Mt. Osceola Trail, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No other vehicles at 112 Trailhead this morning when dropped off- 5 vehicles at Tripoli Road Trailhead 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Low no problems at all 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape. It was nice to see the new log bridges on GP trail. There is one blowdown before East Peak and 1 before summiting Osceola.There are approx 4 more descending down to Tripoli Road trailhead. 1 of which is quite large 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: 1 little dog today 
Bugs
Bugs: Just rime coated spider webs 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: It turned out to be a very nice day for these peaks after starting up East Osceola with light frozen drizzle and very spotty black ice forming on the steeps. There was just an extremely small amount of frozen precipitation on the ground. It was nice chatting with the Coast Guard guys practicing inland rescues on Osceola with a helicopter above waiting for skies to clear. The bushwhack to middle and west Osceola was a fun one for sure. The summit canister at Middle could use replacing as it broke in my hands as I tried to open. I packed out the broken one and replaced with a spare nalgene bottle. The skies cleared out nicely at the viewpoint ledge just before the West Peak.

 
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Mainebeefman@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-10-27 
Link
Link: http://Instagram.com/mainebeefman 
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