Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Sand Hill, Bald Hill, RI
Trails: North South Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Spotted a car by what looks like a dog playground on Buttonwoods Road, near the Richmond Transfer station. No other cars, plenty of room. Other car parked at start of the section, at the Falls River Bridge on what the book calls Austin Farm Road, but other maps call Plain Road. A lot of roads in this part of RI have 2 or 3 names. Plenty of room there, there was one car when we got there around 8:45 but he left right away.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing significant. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Approaching Sand Hill from the north, there is significant recent pine blowdown that has turned into a walkaround. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: DMW lost his Carhartt knit cap, tan color. Likely to be on Hargraves Trail or on Bald Hill Trail. Email me if you find it please.  
Comments: About a 10 mile section of the NS trail from Buttonwoods Rd to Austin Farm Rd. Light rain/snow early. Cloudy later. Then around the time we got done it was starting to clear. With Snapsquatch and DMW.  
Name: greatoz 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-12-25 
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