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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Kennebago Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Bridge Road, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 5, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked on the side of Route 16 near Bridge Road.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: 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: When driving beware of moose and deer on the road. One dented fender. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Snowmobile trail was easy walking. Off trail was a supportive (mostly) crust with 6-8" of snow on top. We used the "Rangeley Lakes Region : HIgh Peaks in Western Maine" map by Wilderness Map Co. (found this map at Pinkham Notch). The dirt roads drawn on this map were accurate and it was a big help. Basically we followed the most heavily traveled snowmobile trail to the last fork where most traffic went straight, but we turned left up a small hill. This road was curved just like the map with a little hook to the right then a 90 degree turn to the left. Continued on this road to the boundary GPS reading 45 7.173 / 70 35.420 (yellow paint not visible on road) where we took a left (hard to notice until you turn and look back) and followed the boundary (yellow paint here and there) for about 1/4 mile to our GPS reading 45 7.148 / 70 35.724. We then headed right toward the peak. We wove around pretty much directly to the summit and the canister 45 7.317 / 70 35.950. If you follow our track before the next snow, they braid a bit, but none go very far astray. Was a quick trip back down to the road. We came out at varying speeds Two skied out and two walked and used the two tow sleds when it was steep enough. Recommend skis if that is an option.  
Name
Name: Cole 
E-Mail
E-Mail: scolekayak@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-02-05 
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