Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Carrigain, NH
Trails: Signal Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 6, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking was crowded. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only one unbridged crossing, and it has easy stepping-stones. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Everything in good shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a bunch of dogs. But this is a very dry trail, remember to carry extra water. 
Bugs: Kinda vicious on the summit. A little better on Signal Ridge. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found a pair of glasses on Signal Ridge, by the blueberry patch, 
Comments: 2 relocations that are not covered in the WMG:

The trailhead is now on the same side of the bridge as the parking area, so the first water crossing @ 1/4mi no longer exists.

The Signal Ridge trail now follows the (former) path of the Carrigain Notch Trail for an additional 1/4 mi past the former junction (brushed in, arrow points right), and then diverges to the left. This means that it is now 2.0mi from the TH, not the 1.7 indicated on the signs or in the WMG (and the Carrigain Notch Trail is presumably 1/4mi shorter than it used to be). This means that several landmarks and stream crossings described in the WMG no longer exist, since they are on the bypassed section.

The last water available on the Signal Ridge Trail is 2.5mi from the TH. After leaving the Carrigain Notch Trail @ 2.0mi, the trail goes over a couple of small ridges, and then crosses a beaver pond outlet on a log bridge. It then climbs over another small ridge and descends next to, but does not cross, a small stream on the left. This is your last water.  
Name: jeff carter 
E-Mail: jeffc at 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-09-06 
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