Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Wildcat A, Wildcat B, Wildcat C, Wildcat D, Wildcat E, NH
Trails: Wildcat Ridge Trail, Polecat ski trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Glen Ellis Falls parking area 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rock hoppable with one jump required for those with shorter legs :) 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one dog towards the bottom, I don't think they made it to the top... 
Bugs: Lots of flies, nothing biting 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Gorgeous day to hit the Wildcats. Glen Ellis crossing was manageable with a few good hops. This trail is steep. Lots of scrambles, but worth it - we had awesome views of the Presidentials after only 20 minutes. Scrambles were super fun, dry rocks and good hand holds. Lots of ups and downs between D and A. We decided to return to D peak and descend via ski trails rather than go down some of the scrambles to the parking lot. It follows the maintenance road most of the way, some annoying loose rock, but not bad. Other areas were recently mowed. Quick lunch at the base lodge and a 1-1.5 mi walk along the road back to the car to complete the loop.  
Name: Katie 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-09-23 
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