Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Moose Bosom, Mt. Veto, ME
Trails: Doubletop Trail, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 7, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: BSP rules apply. Peaks are actually out of the park, but my start was in the park. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs in BSP 
Bugs: Black flies. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found lots of antlers on the ridge, though all were chewed and fairly old. Found a moose skull cap with both antlers just north of Veto; given the size I did not consider taking it with me. 
Comments: Moose Bosom (formerly Squaw's Bosom), Mt. Veto

I followed Doubletop trail from the north to the major drainage. I bushwhacked up the drainage, staying at 2,000 feet or just below for the initial approach and angling towards Bosom. The woods in the drainage were nice and open, unless I pulled up too high. I got onto the slope northeast of the peak and headed straight at it. Woods were not difficult until the very top where things got thick. The summit is recognized and have very nice views.

I then followed the ride towards Mt. Veto, going over the bump in between woods were mixed with open ferny sections in some places, match stick forest in others, and very tight scrub in others. I soon scambled onto the summit of Veto (recognized) where there is a very nice view, taking in Double top, Bosom, Baxter, Hamlin, OJI, Barron, Brothers, Fort, Mullen, Travelers, and more. I headed just north of the peak and dropped into the drainage. taking a similar route out.

Moose Bosom was my final peak to complete the New England 3,000 Footers.  
Name: zporterColdRiverCampCook 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-07-08 
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