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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Hancock, South Hancock, NH
Trails
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Dropped off at trailhead lot. There were approx 8 vehicles on arrival lot completely full with vehicle's parked roadside by 9. A quick hike down the road and there was some roadside parking. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Low-we need rain 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: a couple of easy stepovers on Hancock Notch Trail, 1 knee high stepover on Cedar Brook Trail. Ascending North Hancock on the loop there are 2 blowdowns 1 small 1 large. Going between North and South Twin is a large crawl over blowdown. There is some heavy erosion ascending N as well one of the timber steps has broken thru as well as some undermining closer to summit.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw several friendly dogs on the way out. 1 extremely happy and energetic black dog- if it could smile it would be an ear to ear grin🙂 
Bugs
Bugs: 1 cricket, 1 toad 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great early fall hike of these two peaks. I met approximately 40 friendly folks enjoying the foliage and perfect weather.  
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-09-26 
Link
Link: http:// 
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