Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks West Royce, NH
Trails: Royce Trail, Basin Rim Trail, Basin Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 17, 2023
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I got the last spot at Brickett around noon and my car was all alone when I got back around 5:30. 
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: My feet got wet on the first one and stayed wet throughout between the crossings and the mud. The water was about 2 feet deep at the end of the Basin Tr next to the campground. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I had to take off my pack about 6 times to duck under blowdowns. Some drainage issues (see above). Generally good conditions though. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Mine had a great time. This was a long one for him and he did great. Lots of water available with the exception of the stretch been the Burnt Mill intersection and Basin Rim Jct. 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A beautiful day to hike some fun trails, looping from Brickett Pl with a quick road walk from Basin CG.

The lower Basin Tr needs some love and required some aggressive wading. :) Only saw 5 others.  
Name: DB & BS 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2023-09-17 
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