Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks South Hancock, North Hancock, NH
Trails: Hancock Notch Trail, Cedar Brook Trail, Hancock Loop Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 2, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: cars up and down the road with a full ,lot today 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: crossings all easily gotten across with low water flow..some new rocks placed helped 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: evidence of recent trail crew work with some new steps, one built up dike around a long standing wet area, and a good size reroute bypassing an Irene wash out section. Several of the crossings have new steps as well. Moved a couple of blowdowns. Some evidence of brushing on the ridge but the tunnel area off of North still pretty tight 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw a fw dogs today..not much water up high 
Bugs: zero 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: noonish start time had me looking for a shorter afternoon hike and this filled the bill. started off a bit gloomy but soon turned into a fine afternoon with a light breeze on the ridge. several folks camped out in different spots along the trail. South ascent and North descent both show evidence of Irene damage with many washouts and much loose rock. very nice day out  
Name: silverfox 
E-Mail: marktaub@metrocastdotnet 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-09-02 
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