Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Pleasant Mountain, Bald Peak, ME
Trails: Bald Peak Trail, Ledges Trail, roadwalk
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at the newish lot at Bald Peak trailhead which is a great improvement from the roadside parking - room for 10+ cars with 7 cars today.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy rock hops on Bald Peak  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All in great shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: All easy trails for the canines though there is no water along most of this route so bring extra. Met many out today enjoying the trails - all well behaved. 
Bugs: Mosquitos were the bug of the day, out in force so bring the bug spray 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found on ledges trail - small hoody - purple with gray stripes - left at the trailhead kiosk 
Comments: It was certainly a warm and humid day which meant drinking lots of water. Headed up Bald Peak trail to bald peak then across the ridgeline to Pleasant. Down the Ledges trail with a 1.5 mile road walk to complete the loop. Ended up not being too crowded met maybe 20 people all day. Bald peak heading up was damp with patches of minor mud and some wet rocks but none too slippery. It offers a short but steep ascent to bald peak. Across the ridge over to Pleasant is a nice stretch which was largely dry. Hazy views from the summit this day. Ledge trail down was largely dry with a bit of mud below the lower view ledges. Spoke with a sheriff's deputy during the road walk - he was checking to make sure we knew where we were! Apparently it is fairly common that people go up the fire warden's or southwest ridge trails, get turned around and end up on the opposite side of the mountain by heading down the ledges trail.  
Name: Brian From Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-06-19 
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