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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Starr King, Mt. Waumbek, South Weeks, Middle Weeks, North Weeks, South Terrace, Middle Terrace, North Terrace, Mt. Cabot, The Bulge, The Horn, Rogers Ledge, NH
Trails
Trails: Starr King Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail, Terrace Mountain Spur, Horn Spur, South Pond Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, September 28, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Be careful driving up to Starr King trailhead if you have a low clearance vehicle, nasty divots. The gate for the South Pond Recreation area is closed, room to park next to the gate, adds a 1.1 mile road walk. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blowdowns here and there throughout the whole route, all step overs or easily walked around. Trail is narrow in spots where the hobblebush or dwarf spruce encroach the trail but the whole trail is easy to follow. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not much water along this route but otherwise fine trail conditions for dogs with big mile experience. 
Bugs
Bugs: none! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: This is a real nice secluded hike for those looking to avoid the crowds. Lots of up and downs along the way over mostly moderate grades and good footing. Some really nice Birch glade sections below Terrace Mountain and heading toward Kilback Pond. Rogers Ledge and The Horn have the best views along the way and Unknown Pond is a nice spot to stop by, too.

A great big mile hike with Whitney, lots of fun - hooray for fall!! :)  
Name
Name: Chris and Tip-Toe 
E-Mail
E-Mail: cdailey@hpearce.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-09-29 
Link
Link: https://dailey7779.blogspot.com/2015/09/kilkenny-ridge-traverse.html 
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