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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, East Sleeper, Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails
Trails: Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, Rollins Trail, Walden Trail, Square Ledge Trail, Oliverian Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, November 20, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 3 cars at 7am, 3 cars at 3:30pm  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: kate sleeper trail turned into a river towards the downs brook intersection. my feet got wet crossing Oliverian brook but otherwise no issues. Lots of wet mud on Oliverian brook.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Couple blowdowns (right south of S. Tripyramid, on spur to east Sleeper) but overall good conditions  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None today :( 
Bugs
Bugs: One today :) 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Someone lost an empty package of orange banana baby food puree on the brief slide on kate sleeper. I packed it out for you.  
 
Comments
Comments: Great day out! Windy on the ridge but otherwise relatively sunny and warm for mid November. The snow started ~2800 feet up on pine bend and was pretty ubiquitous until square ledge besides from the whiteface/passaconaway col and some sections of kate sleeper. There was a ton of slick ice on rocks/roots on the north/east sides of tripyamids/whiteface/passaconaway, but they were pretty easily navigated by leveraging myself off trees

I barebooted (bare trail runnerd?) the whole hike.for most,spikes (micro or rock) would probably have been useful for the last mile on pine bend, the descent down south tripyramid, and also the mile descending whiteface towards passaconaway.

Some sections of Oliverian brook are tough to navigate as blazes are infrequent, especially when the river beds start winding in and out of the trail  
Name
Name: MountainMax 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-11-20 
Link
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