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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Redington, South Crocker Mountain, Crocker Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Caribou Valley Road, snowmobile trail, bushwhacks, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: There is space at the head of CVR road for 4-5 cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The ride coming over from VT was a snow globe. my normal 4 hour ride to Stratton stretched out to almost 6. Places on route 16 in Maine were not plowed with 6-8 inches of fluffy snow which was "exciting". This left me late which meant we opted for the right side of Caribou Valley. From the main road it was all snowmobile trail up CVR and we took this to the col between Redington and South Crocker. The "bushwhack" to Redington has had a lot of gardening done on it in the last year and with was pretty easy to follow up and back. The "bushwhack" to S.Crocker was almost impossible to find so we opted for the we know it's up let's find the best lane strategy and it worked well and we came out on the AT boundary at the ribbons to go for the last push for the top. The AT in winter is a lonely place. It's quite recognizable but there are still a few hangers and obstacles. The downhill off North was nice but the crust underneath did not allow good penetration into the foot bed and you had to be careful not to slide off. Great day thanks to Wayne for putting up with me as usual.  
Name
Name: Mischief and Mayhem 
E-Mail
E-Mail: camosteve955@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-01-29 
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