Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Salmon Mountain, NH
Trails: Bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Took East Inlet, turned left onto Scott Bog Road which we followed all the way to the end, passing over the culvert and ending at a nice turnaround with a fire pit in the center. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Several stream crossings but nothing major 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Lots of orange and black triangular flies that bite when they get the chance! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We headed into the woods on a trail that continued from the end of the road. It was heading away from our destination but did get us into nice woods. We took a heading towards the peak and were soon heading slightly up then down through fairly open woods with some ferns. There were some blowdowns as mentioned by Liam but easily gotten around. Once we hit a low point, we started heading up more steadily, using moose paths and drainages. As we approached the summit, the slope moderated and the woods opened up even more with several herd paths, one of which lead us to the canister. Heading back down we came upon the trail mentioned by Fran, but it seemed to be heading down the other side of the mountain so we didn’t follow it for long. Heading down was an interesting adventure. Those delightful ferns were a hindrance when heading down any steep sections and the ground was slippery from the rains the day before. Not being able to see holes, assorted rocks, sticks and hidden blowdowns made for an interesting descent. Took us a lot longer (not saying HOW long) to get down but we finally popped out onto the road about 50 yards from the car!  
Name: Lady B and Italian 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-08-04 
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