Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owls Head, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Black Pond Trail, herd path, Lincoln Brook Trail, herd path, Owls Head Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 25, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Arrived Sunday at parked along the Kanc from Sat, lot had a sign stating "full" but was only 1/2 full. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Due to large amount of rain prior, and today, all the water crossings were challenging. Poles were very helpful, and we were rock hopping over very fast moving water 2-3 feet deep. If you don't like risky water crossings, let it dry out. The last Lincoln brook crossing is the most challenging 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: None, slide was in great shape for a slide. The bushwhacks are almost like normal trails..with no maintenance..Brutus is a spiderweb of roots and turns into a slip n slide when wet. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: no dogs on trail 
Bugs: Rain kept them away 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: nope 
Comments: Very long hike for a day trip, but doable. We lost a lot of time getting our party of 4 across the water crossings. We also elected to try Brutus down which was very slippery, not bad with poles, but footing would have been better on the slide. There is tons of water in this area at this point, if it starts to warm I suspect an Army of mosquitos is waiting [they started to bug us when the sun finally came out]  
Name: mtnfun2 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-07-25 
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