Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Blueberry Mountain, ME
Trails: Blueberry Mountain Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, May 19, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The dirt road heading up to the Bible Camp was rough but dry. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No water crossings on this trail. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a handful of blowdowns but none that were not easily managed by going around, under, or over. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Many blackflies around, but with bug spray they weren't landing on us. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The first 1/3 of the trail is very steep on a fairly wide, stony, grassy path. At the beginning, just after crossing the field, we were bit confused because we could see blue blazes going straight and also to the left (this is also where we saw the first blowdown across the path going straight, which added to the confusion). But since we had been there before and were pretty certain the trail went straight, we went that way, and we were correct (so go straight!). The next 1/3 of the trail was still steep but not as much, with bigger rocks/boulders to step over, then changing to ledges in places. Near the top, the trail becomes a bit more gradual and mostly evens out above treeline to the summit point. According to my tracker the hike was 1.3 miles one-way and took us 1 hour and 30 minutes. We spent about 30 minutes at the top and took 1 hour to descend. There was a bit of mud in spots but only a few small spots were very wet. There were a few wet rocks around the ledges areas but nothing we couldn't get around. There are many leaves on the trail especially on the bottom half of the trail - they were dry, but also they had the potential to cause you to slip if whatever was underneath them was wet or loose. One other thing of significance was a lot of moose droppings on the trail, so watch out for that!  
Name: Carrie McCray 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-05-19 
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