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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Carrigain, NH
Trails
Trails: Signal Ridge Trail, Carrigain Notch Trail, Desolation Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty at the Signal Ridge trailhead off Sawyer River Rd. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock-hoppable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The last 0.8 mile of the Carrigain Notch Trail before the start of the Desolation Trail was seriously overgrown in spots. Otherwise the trails were in good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Dogs may have a rough time on the steepest part of Desolation Trail, which had me on all fours. 
Bugs
Bugs: Very few. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Saw an old ratty shiry off the Carrigain Notch Trail, but I think the owner didn't want it anymore. 
 
Comments
Comments: Signal Ridge, Carrigain Notch, Desolation (up); Signal Ridge (down)

Nice day, but a rough and uncommon way to hike Carrigain! #45 for me, and #2 for my partner-in-crime, Ray.  
Name
Name: Spencer 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-08-23 
Link
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