Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Katahdin - Baxter Peak, ME
Trails: Abol Trail, Hunt Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Abol parking, had a reservation day pass 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Great shape  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: None at the park  
Bugs: Swarming mosquitoes at trail head but I wore a headnet so they didn’t bother me, eventually with elevation they weren’t a factor  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Trail in great shape, rocks were dry. Once you hit table land the wind was ripping. Gust were easily at 50 mph. Required a shell with a hood. I didn’t wear gloves but could of and it wouldn’t have been overkill. Still plenty of snow looking down at chimney pond from summit. I asked Ranger back at station after signing out why saddle trail was still closed? He said because of snow... believe it or not he said some sections still had 8ft of snow between chimney pond & saddle slide... 8 ft sounds like a stretch but the trail is still closed and that’s coming from a Ranger. 🤷🏼‍♂️ Any way, fun day.  
Name: Donnie S. 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-06-22 
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