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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Percy Peak, South Percy Peak, NH
Trails
Trails: Percy Peaks Trail, South Percy Spur, Percy Loop Trail, road walk
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 4 cars on arrival at 11:45-noon. Last car in lot at 3:30. Angled parking facing inward leaves room for maybe 8-10 cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All low and easy crossing 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: In general the trails are very well marked and easy to follow. They were a little wet due to the passing storms. Couple of blow downs, one on Percy Peaks trail should be cleared, currently climb over. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Great trail for well seasoned pups. Trails are easy, but the rock slabs heading up to the peaks may be problem for some dogs. Some water crossings were flowing, but not always a lot so bring water for your pups. Cooper had fun as usual. One other happy pup on trail, which is great since we saw only 5 people.  
Bugs
Bugs: Apparently the bugs were a problem at the summits but with the passing storms and winds picking up just as we started up the summits, we did not encounter any. Mosquitos were abundant in the parking lot. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
 
Comments
Comments: With the pending storms, we decided to head to a smaller hike for today and we were so glad we did. Trails heading up were slightly wet from the passing storms, and occasionally slippery. We opted to head up the North peak first which turned out to be the right choice. Just as we reached to rock slabs heading to the summit, bands of heavy cloud cover and rain were clearly visible heading south east just south of our position totally obscuring southerly views. We received some drizzle, but for the most part the clouds and rain moved around us. Views improved as the storms passed and Lafayette, Kinsmans and Garfield were visible. The views would have been superb from the North summit if not for the passing storms. The hike out on the Percy Loop Trail headed through a moss covered forest. The presence of Moose was clearly visible on the trail but fortunately we didn't encounter any. Storms seemed to be passing around us as we descended and we arrived at our car right before another passing squall.  
Name
Name: CooliesOnTop 
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-19 
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