Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Little Haystack Mountain, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Truman, Mt. Lafayette, NH
Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Greenleaf Trail, Old Bridle Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, June 19, 2023
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
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: On Falling Waters trail there are at least 4 water crossings involving rock and log hopping. Expect boots to get 1-2 inches submerged. On Green leaf trail right before AMC hut, expect submerged rock hopping where shoes/boots may get more wet depending on your height / flexibility. First time, I don't know if this is higher than average or not. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Occasional downed trees - nothing hard to step over. There was an active trail maintenance crew on Old Bridle Path not far form the parking lot clearing brush - the trail was not blocked at all there. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Some mosquitoes, some black flies - most of the day they did not bother us but on the ridge they did and towards the end (lower Bridle) they did. There was not much wind yesterday. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great weather yesterday, large portions of trails were wet due to the recent rainfall - traction was good in most places with occasional surprise - the worst wet section was old bridle on the orange steep rocks down. Occasional both minor and deep mud - all mostly avoidable. Descent down Old Bridle had long sections of very slippery steep rock, but we managed - I was glad for my trekking poles. Falling Waters trail up offered wonderful views and crossings were not too bad but you will probably want water proof (not resistant) footwear for that and the water crossing near the AMC hut if water levels stay the same or increase. We were both over 6 feet tall and had no problem rock hopping with occasional slight boot submerging, but YMMV.  
Name: Joshua M 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2023-06-20 
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