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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks South Crocker Mountain, Mt. Redington, Crocker Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Appalachian Trail, herd path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Caribou Valley road not bad. Just go slow and avoid a few rock and one big hole in the roadbed. Parking lot just before closed gate at 3.8 miles. Parking for about 8 vehicles, mostly full at 8 am. Cross metal grate bridge on foot and AT access about .5 miles up the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Great shape on the AT. Herd path to Mount Redington being unmaintained has lots of blowdowns to step/climb over but trail easy to follow. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: My dog Bella with me. I carried her across the metal grate bridge. Rest of trail no problem for her or the other 4 dogs we encountered this day. 
Bugs
Bugs: None. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Lots of NOBO AT thru hikers. Journeyman, Snow and Chirp are the trail names I remember. The herd path to Redington starts just to the right near South Crocker overlook.  
Name
Name: Steve 
E-Mail
E-Mail: hurdnet@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-09-24 
Link
Link: http:// 
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