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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Pleasant Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Fire Wardens Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking on Wilton Warren road down about 1.5 miles from Rte 302 - there is a sign indicating the way - (trail 1 mile). Small lot was largely plowed out and had room for 5-6 cars but one person parked sideways taking up 3 spots, I found room off the road in the parking lot but 3 others after me had to park on the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One significant crossing without an actual bridge is an easy rock hop.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: An easy one for the canines 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: For those taking the trail it is shared with snowmobiles bottom to top so be prepared to scoot off to the side of the trail - we were passed by 15 or so today. I guess the one advantage is that they packed down the trail. Down low mix of hardpack with some soft/sticky snow in sun exposed spots especially on the return - but even so did not need snowshoes. After the last wood bridge trail was a mix of frozen/granular snow with a few patches of ice - light traction worked perfectly. Stepping off trail you will sink 2-3 feet. In the stretch beginning about 1/4 mile below the bald peak trail junction (.45 below the summit) there is a stretch of trail with running water under the packed snow/ice. It was bearing our weight today though people had punched through in a few places. With a stretch of warm temps coming up it is likely that it will soften and you may expect to break through to the water. Summit was blown clear of snow.  
Name
Name: Brian From Maine 
E-Mail
E-Mail: brobert1@maine.rr.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-02-26 
Link
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