Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's 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: Friday, July 1, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: LW was maybe just shy of 3/4 full when I arrived around 6:40AM. There were a few spots open when I arrived back just after 11:30AM.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water was low and easy to cross all crossings while keeping feet perfectly dry. The first time I can say that in a baker's dozen trips to OH. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Great hike for dogs, although the only ones I saw today were in the lot or on Lincoln Woods Trail. 
Bugs: More bugs later in the morning on the return passed Black Pond but not too bad thanks to a little wind. I didn't use any DEET. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Nice morning for OH. I started just before 7AM while the temps were in the low 60s. Since the trails were dry I opted to go up and down Brutus as when conditions are right this is a quicker approach over the slide for me. I find when wet the slide is often a better way to ascend as the the steeper section of Brutus (above the drainage) can be very slick and greasy. Lots of people out enjoying their morning trips to the sleeping elephant. Most of who I spoke with did take the slide.

This trip gridded out Owl's Head for me!  
Name: Kyle L 
E-Mail: kjlanctot g mail 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-07-01 
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