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Peaks
Peaks Spaulding Mountain, Mt. Abraham, Sugarloaf Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Appalachian Trail, Spaulding Side Trail, Abraham Side Trail, Sugarloaf Side Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Caribou Valley Road not bad, just drive slow and watch for and avoid a few rocks and potholes. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One major crossing of the South Branch of the Carrabassett River. Feet stayed dry because able to rock hop and use well placed board bridge in one wide place. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blow downs but all step overs 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Only met two other dogs. The hike up Abraham has significant jagged rocks. My dog did fine but she hikes a lot and her feet are trail tough. 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: 18 mile hike with 5898ft elevation gain took 9.5 hours.  
Name
Name: Steve 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-10-08 
Link
Link: http:// 
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