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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, South Tripyramid, West Sleeper, East Sleeper, Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails
Trails: Livermore Road, Livermore Trail, Scaur Ridge Trail, Pine Bend Brook Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, herd paths, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail, Walden Trail, East Loop
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Dropped off at Livermore Lot no others on arrival. Car spot at Ferncroft 4 vehicles on return. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water fairly low on Diceys Mill Trail rock hoppable or walk natures balance beam  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails in good shape 1 blowdown just after end of Scaur Ridge Trail another 1/4 mile up the trail. A few blowdowns on Kate Sleeper. Rollins looked great. A couple of blowdowns on Walden Trail East Loop. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: 1 hiker with approx 6 happy,excited doggos 
Bugs
Bugs: biting black flies near the end of the hike. time to pack repellent 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great hike of these peaks. Livermore Road,and Trail snow free right up through the Scaur Ridge trail with patchy snow,ice remaining. Micros on at 3700 feet until South Tripyramid then barebooted till just before East Sleeper. i put snowshoes on for approx 1/4 mile before East Sleeper herdpath which became bare ground. This really made no difference in efficiency of travel over the stretches of remaining snowpack with depths of 6-14" of not so solid snowpack. Shoes off at East Sleeper herdpath stayed on the pack for the remainder of the hike. Bareboots were no issue moving forward.Rollins Trail had spotty monorail. The ascent to Passaconaway was icy in spots and took some great advice from two hikers descending and took Walden,East Loop back down to Diceys Mill Trail which was virtually ice free and quite easy to descend. If I was hiking this hike again in the near future Id leave the snowshoes in the trunk as there were only 3 stretches of snowy trail on Kate Sleeper that would only possibly warrant their use and its limited at that.

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Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-04 
Link
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