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Peaks
Peaks Dunn Falls, ME
Trails
Trails: Appalachian Trail, Upper Falls Side Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, November 11, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: There is a small parking area that would be able to hold 5 cars on the side of East B Hill Rd, approximately 8 miles from Andover center (from the end of ME5). East B Hill road is not signed, but is paved at least to the parking area. There is a DOT style, yellow hiker crossing sign 0.25 miles before the parking area. The steep hill approaching the parking area had been sanded this morning. This seems to indicate that the road may be plowed in winter. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All are rock hoppable. Though we did not cross Dunn Falls this time, there was thick ice covering the rocks where you would normally cross to continue on the AT towards the east peak of Baldpate. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Same couple of blow downs blocking the trail. Able to get around these with no issue. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No issues for dogs. 
Bugs
Bugs: Nope! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Empty beer can. I took this and turned it in to the local redemption center for $0.05. Good deeds can pay! ;)  
 
Comments
Comments: With impending bad weather, today’s hikes had to be short and at lower elevations. Snow was already accumulating in Grafton Notch on ME 26 at the 1500 foot elevation mark. There was less than an inch of snow over the entire AT trail. No traction needed.

This “hike” is a 1.6 mile out and back to Dunn Falls/Notch using the Southbound AT from East B Hill Rd crossing. After reaching the main falls, we continued another 0.2 miles on the blue blazed side trail that took us to the upper Falls. Very nice seeing all of the Falls and the start of ice thickening on the shallower areas.  
Name
Name: Remington34 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-11-11 
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