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Peaks
Peaks None, NH
Trails
Trails: Snowmobile trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Bean Mtn Road parking area. Plenty of room, empty. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Sure 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Continued exploring the Trail Bandit map of the Ossipees in the Bayle Mtn area. Failed to find the logging roads I was hoping to find off of Pine Hill Road.
Moved on to seeking the route to Mt. Shaw from that area. I did find that. It's part of that same Corridor 15 snowmobile trail I've been exploring the last few trips. You can either park on Marble Road parking area, and head South thru the Orange Gate, or park at Bean Mtn Road and head SW. Both methods end up coming together just beyond a beaver pond. From there, you can simply follow the snowmobile trail signs, or reason it out by noting other nearby parallel trails are all tied closely to rivers, and the snowmobile trail is centered between the river-oriented trails.
Thanks for Beth Z's description of bushwhacking Mt Whittier and Bald Mtn. I walked right by your cars that day.. Redline Guiding. I just bought my first compass, and spent most of my hike that day looking longingly at Bald and Whittier because just having a compass in my pocket wasn't helping much. Talk about the perfect incentive to get me to look it up and figure it out!
 
Name
Name: Steve Marion 
E-Mail
E-Mail: swamp_fox@comcast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-11-08 
Link
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