Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Moriah, Shelburne Moriah Mountain, NH
Trails: Shelburne Trail, Kenduskeag Trail, Rattle River Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: FR 95 (access to Shelburne TH) is rough the first 100 yards or so - but the rest is fine. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues - all are easily passable - for dogs and humans.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Kenduskeag (non AT section) has some sections which are quite over-grown and also some significant mud sections. Some of the mud sections are quite deep but can be avoided with some effort.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A great day for the "veterans" - Pepper&Cinnilla. A bit more challenging for the "rookie" - Shamus - but he did fine and handled the obstacles well. There is plenty of water-streams along these trails (although none on the AT section of the Kenduskeag Tr.).  
Bugs: The dogs seemed to pick up a lot of ticks on this hike - most likely on the overgrown sections of the Kenduskeag Tr. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A nice Fall-hike for the dogs, John and I. With the low-waters at this time of year the crossings of the Rattle River were very easy.  
Name: LongMark 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-10-10 
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