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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Fray - Catamount Ski Area summit; Prospect Hill, MA
Trails
Trails: Catamount ski trails; So. Taconic Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Catamount. We didn't find the nearby official parking area for the STT, as described in the AMC MA Guide (10 Ed. 2016), but didn't spend much time looking for it. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The South Taconic Trail seems to get little use but there are plenty of Trail markers on the NY side, which comprised about 70% of my route, from Catamount's Base Lodge to the parking lot in Taconic State Park and back. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: None. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The excellent views described in the AMC Guide (2016) were merely good, as they have grown in considerably from when the description was written. The same thing happened on a hike last summer in the No. Berkshires. Caveat lector.  
Name
Name: Amicus 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mcsamicus@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-07-17 
Link
Link: http://amicus.smugmug.com/Hiking/2017/South-Taconic-Trail-Catamount-and-Prospect-Hill-July-15/ 
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