Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Eastman Mountain, NH
Trails: Slippery Brook Trail, Eastman Mountain Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 31, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Room at the end of Town Hall Road for about 6-8 vehicles and parking along the road if necessary. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No water crossings on this route 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I took the route up from the end of Town Hall Rd. in Jackson. I counted at least 25 blow-downs. Some step-overs, crawl-unders, and walk arounds. A larger saw will be needed for some. Other than that, the trail was in good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Excellent dog trail. 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lost a gator but, got it back, thanks to the fellow I passed who found it and backed tracked to find me. Again many thanks. 
Comments: I've done Eastman many times in the past, but always from the Evans Notch side. I decided to try it from the Jackson side and what a gem. The first 2 miles are basically flat on a logging road (with some higher grass). At a large clearing there is a small arrow sign pointing to the left (the sign is on a small pile of rocks near the ground (post is broken) with some flagging). Easy to miss if you're not paying attention because the logging road continues. After about 1/4 mile, another arrow pointing right. Easy hike up to the jct of Eastman Mountain Trail. No steeps and mostly a well padded footpath. Nice easy alternative to get to Eastman. Nice talking with Shaun and Nick at the top.  
Name: Wolfgang 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-07-31 
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