Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Liberty, Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Bike path, herd path, Liberty Spring Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Basin parking lot was mostly empty 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock hops 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Few minor blowdowns to clean up on the middle portion of Liberty Springs Trail on the climb up to the tentsite 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: 1 very happy dog was spotted today 
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: N/A 
Comments: Bike path is snowless and dry. Shortcut up to the left turn at 2300' is a wet muddy, icy, snowy mixed bag of an absolute mess, could bareboot to here but it wouldn't be fun. Above here with the short sharp transition from the hardwoods to the conifers, the trail quickly transitioned to being pretty well filled in with rocks and roots buried and only the larger slabs, and boulders exposed and the rock steps were a nice combo of packed snow and flat staircases. Nice packed snow on the ridge with no drifts currently, trail is well packed out heading towards Little Haystack, Liberty summit bypass is also broken out  
Name: Heat Lightning  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-11-23 
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