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Peaks
Peaks Old Speck Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Old Speck Trail, Eyebrow Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Icy parking lot. Walker beware 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Any stream crossings were frozen over and easily crossed 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple blowdowns up high but nothing major 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a few, it would be a good doggy trail 
Bugs
Bugs: Nope 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: I dropped my North Face knitted Beanie somewhere near the Eyebrow junction above the Eyebrow. If you find it, it’s yours. 
 
Comments
Comments: We went right at the Eyebrow junction to the top of the Eyebrow. This section has some sketch-tastic sections and I would not recommend this direction. ESPECIALLY for descending. The Eyebrow trail was also a highway for animal activity. Lots of Bear, Hare, and Grouse tracks. Also some sort of cat tracks and many canine tracks but no human tracks...hmmm....
Ice for the majority of the trail, definitely bring light traction and just ride those the whole day. 4 inches of snow up high but not enough to warrant snowshoes or gaiters yet.
Awesome fire tower with The Presies peaking over the under cast.  
Name
Name: Strider and HoneyBee 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-12-02 
Link
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