Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bigelow Mountain - Avery Peak, Bigelow Mountain - West Peak, ME
Trails: Snowmobile trail, Fire Wardens Trail, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 3-5 cars at this point can fit. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Skis 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: At least one of the crossing is open, you can rock hop it. Fell into a hole up higher, some snow bridges are not that great. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Got charged by a pit bull mix. I was on skis coming back and just stopped. Dog was friendly but hard to be a target. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great day. Cold snow going in. Skied to just below the first rise. Was able to spike up to where the trail split for shelter and Fire wardens. After that there had been 2-3 people the previous day but it was much less consolidated so switched to snow shoes. Felt like a slog at the top would take 20 steps and stop, repeat. Snow got sticky going up to West but Avery had the advantage of being on the north side. The problem there is that it is all stone on top so did the rock walk trying not to break another tooth on my snowshoes. Way down was sticking but just focused on packing down the steps. Ski out was great the snow was much faster. Saw 3 people on the way out none on the hike. At the moment the trail is very good.  
Name: Little Brown Mushroom 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-03-26 
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