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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cabot, The Bulge, The Horn, NH
Trails
Trails: York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail, Horn Spur, Unknown Pond Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 12, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We were the only car in the first lot at 8:30 (5 in second lot) There were 3 more cars there at 2:30. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing major, one tiny water crossing on unknown pond trail just needs to be stepped in. With less than a half mile to go, just get in there 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Clearly a lot of work done recently to remove fallen trees. There are places in which the trails are very overgrown (it's a jungle of ferns!) But you still know you are on the trail, just a trail FULL of plants 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: We saw one other dog, who was happy despite the rain. So was ours.  
Bugs
Bugs: The first and last mile SUCK. The deer flies are horrendous and there is no bug dope that can stop those little a@@@@@es. (I know, because I have an outdoor job.) Mosquitos and black flies joined in. Pretty thick.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Lots of rain today, but I'll take that over scalding heat. Trails were muddy in a weather appropriate manner. The few other hikers we saw were cheerful, and we all embraced the (at times) heavy rains.
overall, Cabot is underrated. We had a really nice time despite getting drenched, and the trail is mostly on the easy side.
We imagine there are some great views from the Horn, but today we say swirling fog....  
Name
Name: Sara 
E-Mail
E-Mail: wec1999@hotmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-07-12 
Link
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