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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cabot, NH
Trails
Trails: York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: only cars there at the Fish hatchery today 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: crossings easily gotten across with no issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: one large new blowdown .25 above "Old" Trail...I did some cutting but larger tools needed. Yeoman work on the ridge through that blowdown patch..kudos!!! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw none but decent dog trail with plenty of water and mud 
Bugs
Bugs: none today 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: mixed bag today.. Lower Bunnell Notch Trail had a few wet and muddy stretches and very brushy on the old road part. Once into the woods trail mostly decent with some mud and eroded places. Good sized re route avoids a washed out section. Muddy around the Kilkenny jct, Pretty good footing up to the Cabin with some erosion and slippery rock and a new blowdown. Cold and breezey at the cabin..we hit the summits fast. Great tree work has been done in places above the cabin. We started down just as it started to rain..big drops which soon changed to a pretty decent hailstorm..pretty wild for 10 minutes or so but soon we were back in the mixed sun and clouds and the day got better as it went along. Congrats to Ben for #26 and Valerie for finishing August!!  
Name
Name: silverfox, 
E-Mail
E-Mail: marktaub@metrocastdotnet 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-08-28 
Link
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