|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Cow Ridge, Cow Ridge - South Peak, ME|
||Unknown road, bushwhack|
|Date of Hike:
||Thursday, June 15, 2017|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||I parked at the base of the road shown on USGS and Delorme which climbs the west drainage from the col. between the two peaks. Driving from 16 was okay in a small car. The road up the slope is blocked by boulders. |
||Dry Trail |
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|Lost and Found:
||I walked the road to its end and began a bushwhack towards the main peak. Conditions started as hardwood regrowth and then opened a bit. Arriving at the spine of the western ridge, the woods got very thick. Things opened up for the most part as I followed the ridge over a false bump and to the recognized high point. |
I then followed the ridge back to the west end, before dropping towards the col with the south peak. The woods on the slope were very thick. Things opened up to the col and then to the recognized highpoint of the south peak. To return, I dropped down to the road in open woods.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.