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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks South Hancock, North Hancock, Northwest Hancock, NH
Trails
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail, herd path, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked in lot across from trailhead. 1 vehicle on arrival 7 on return 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: very low no issue crossing but we need rain 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail in super shape. Clear sailing 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: not today 
Bugs
Bugs: definitely there showered with deet and no issues  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Excellent day for the Hancocks.First time ascending from the South side of route and enjoyed the change of pace. After the North Peak I followed a faint herdpath to NW Hancock.This was tough to follow with some thick growth and many blowdowns.ended up whacking for the most part until 2000 feet to the summit managing to find herdpath again. The route taken pretty much followed a ridge line.Summit register was dry and approx half full despite baggie holding had a hole. The canister does a great job keeping things dry. on the return trip I had a much better time following herdpath losing it just a few times rejoining Hancock Loop Trail approx 200 feet from where I went in. Quiet day on the trails I met only 4 others enjoying this fine day. *Would not attempt NW Hancock without Navigation.  
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-15 
Link
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