Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Carrigain, NH
Trails: Signal Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Sawyer River Road easily passable for all vehicles. There is faint traces of some erosion such as exposed rocks and some shallow minor water runoffs. Fee parking area in good condition. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Water crossings of Whiteface and Carrigain Brooks on rocks. Water crossing by beaver wetland on rocks and logs. Water crossings will be challenging after tropical storm Irene's rain. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in good shape. No fallen trees obstructing trail. This report may be obsolete once Irene strikes. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Good dog trail. 
Bugs: The few bugs were not much of a problem. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: WMNF rangers left notices on vehicle windshields requesting hikers to close the the unlocked gate at the entrance to Sawyer River Road as they left in order to discourage use of the access road during the storm.

Many hikers on the trail. Trails were in good shape prior to the storm.

Saw Turtlehead and Touch-me-Not flowers in the moist areas on the trail as it paralleled Whiteface Brook. Also Asters and Goldenrod. Hobblebush, Mountain Ash, and Trillium berries. Saw a couple of maple trees with the foliage beginning to turn color.  
E-Mail: WAUMBEK at Roadrunner dot com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-08-27 
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