All posts by Wayne Gage

Mt.Moosilauke – 2019-06-30

Destination: Mt.Moosilauke Trails: Beaver Brook Trail (off rte. 112) Hike Date: 2019-06-30   Conditions: Trail from parking lot to summit was wet and muddy. No blowdown but plenty of deep and long mud puddles. Equipment: Rain gear and puffy Parking & Road Access: No issues with parking Comments: Grateful for The shelter. Both on the … Continue reading Mt.Moosilauke – 2019-06-30

North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Balls, Cannon – 2019-06-29

Destination: North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Balls, Cannon Trails: Lonesome Lake Trail, Fishin Jimmy Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Hi-Cannon Hike Date: 2019-06-29   Conditions: Wet trail conditions. Where there was ledge (there’s a lot of it), it was wet. Some of it coming down N. Kinsman and across the Cannon Balls was quite greasy. Caution. … Continue reading North Kinsman, South Kinsman, Cannon Balls, Cannon – 2019-06-29

Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain – 05-31-2019

Destination: Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain.   Trails: Falling Waters Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, Old Bridal Path.   Hike Date: 05-31-2019   Conditions: Overall trails were in pretty good condition. A fair bit of mud and running water at points, especially in the last 2 miles of Bridle Path approaching the parking lot. … Continue reading Mt. Lafayette, Mt. Lincoln, Little Haystack Mountain – 05-31-2019

Garfield – 2019-05-26

Destination: Garfield Trails: Garfield Trail Hike Date: 2019-05-26   Conditions: Took the Garfield Trail from the trailhead. Typical mud season hike….lots of mud and running water. About the last 1/4 mile from the summit there was snow/monorail. Used microspikes which helped greatly. There were some icy patches as well. On the way down went to … Continue reading Garfield – 2019-05-26

Wildcat “A” – 2019-05-18

Destination: Wildcat “A” Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook and Wildcat Ridge Trails Hike Date: 2019-05-18   Conditions: 19mile was dry for the first 2 miles, then a mile or so of mud, then slippery monorail to the hut. WRT was slippery monorail the entire way to the summit. Although the trail is steep, there was little … Continue reading Wildcat “A” – 2019-05-18

Mount Pemigewasset – 2019-05-11

Destination: Mount Pemigewasset Trails: Indian Head Trail Hike Date: 2019-05-11   Conditions: The Indian Head Trail was generally in good condition today! There were a few muddy spots where the trail met with Hanson Brook. Right near the summit (just beyond the point where the Indian Head Trail converges with the Mount Pemigewasset Trail), a … Continue reading Mount Pemigewasset – 2019-05-11

Mount Jackson – 2019-05-11

Destination: Mount Jackson Trails: Webster Jackson trail Hike Date: 2019-05-11   Conditions: Took trail from Crawford Notch, started out as wet with some mud, water crossing at Flume cascade was really moving, used a log to walk over it. Monorail started to appear just before junction and needed spikes after the junction with Jackson trail. … Continue reading Mount Jackson – 2019-05-11