Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Potash Mountain, NH
Trails: Mt. Potash Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Maybe 6 cars when I arrived (mostly Hedgehog hikers, it seems), 1 when I returned. Plenty of room 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One water crossing that was easy to rock hop across - water is relatively low right now, so that may change depending on conditions. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Upper part of trail (switchbacks) is pretty eroded - lots of bare roots on trail (scoured). Might need some additional drainage to divert water from trail during floods. Could use a little bit of additional blazing on the rock slabs from the first viewpoint to the summit 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs seen 
Bugs: Bugs at all elevations (stagnant pond at trailhead) 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found metal dog collar on trail; left wrapped around trailhead sign. 
Comments: Enjoyable hike - a little more challenging than I would have thought for the final elevation (2600'?). The trail was overall in good condition - keep an eye out for stumps. This area has a cool cross-section of several different kinds of forest (hardwood, spruce-fir). Saw my first spruce grouse, which scared the living daylights out of me. The slabs up top have great views of the surrounding mountains (Passaconaway, Tripyramid, Hedgehog).  
Name: SlowTracer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2024-06-04 
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