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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Black Mountain - Middle Peak (Jackson), NH
Trails
Trails: Black Mountain Ski Trail, Black Mountain Cutoff, East Pasture Ski Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: only car in small lot on Mellon Road 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: easy little rock hops 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There was one large fresh blowdown (softwood) at ~'2000, blocking entire trail. Real thicc with lots of branches. Observed several very deep, fresh woodpecker holes on the trunk just above where it snapped off. tree looked healthy otherwise 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: easy dog hike, short and lots of water. spring near hut was flowing strong 
Bugs
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: good short, steady climb up the ski trail to end the day redlining. Saw zero humans all day. spring near hut was flowing strong, Fin had a nice bath in it. The cutoff trail is very pleasant. Nice restricted views of Carter Notch and Baldfaces. Great trail to run down.  
Name
Name: Spence, Fin 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-04 
Link
Link: http:// 
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