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Peaks
Peaks Mt. Abraham, Spaulding Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Fire Warden's Trail, Abraham Side Trail, Appalachian Trail, Spaulding Side Trail, Sugarloaf Side Trail, ski trails
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 1, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Was dropped off so no issue- only two cars. Slow going on the road to the trail head and bridges intact 
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: A handful of water crossings on the Fire Warden Trail but rock hopable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Well marked trails 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: no pups today 
Bugs
Bugs: Certain places had more bugs but I got out of the day with little damage! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: I saw another submitter of trail conditions discuss this path and it sounded like a great way to get the three peaks done. Parked at Sugarloaf and Greg from All Points Transportation came and got me at 6 a.m. and to the trailhead about 40 minutes later. Highly recommend him- super friendly and knowledgeable about Maine which is helpful when you don't live in the amazing state.

I did not see a soul for 6 hours! Mt Abraham had spectacular views and a wide variety of the actual trail that was super intersting. I am sold on that hike! After Abraham and over to Spaulding seemed like it took forever and limited views. Sugarloaf has some good views with of course lots of towers to look around. Then I took the access road down. Maybe I took the wrong way down but that way tore up my feet and I had more ankles twists and slides than the rest of the hike combined! I have had long hikes before but this hike defiintely taxed my legs.

All in all a really great hike. Thanks Maine!

 
Name
Name: KC6707 
E-Mail
E-Mail: kc6707@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-08-02 
Link
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