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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Bigelow Mountain - West Peak, Bigelow Mountain - Avery Peak, ME
Trails
Trails: Road walk, Firewardens Trail, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: See water crossings^ 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The rd to the summer lot is impassable by vehicle. About .5 down the rd the pond/marsh has significantly overflowed into the rd and requires fording. All other crossings were easy enough. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a few blowdowns but nothing to serious 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Cooper did much better on the hike than Jeff and I  
Bugs
Bugs: We camped near the pond the looks towards Sugarloaf and encountered a very mild bug situation  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Tough hike with the crappy conditions but the views from the top were well worth it  
Name
Name: Alice Cooper & the Monkeys Uncle 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Ryanmitchell1145@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-04-30 
Link
Link: http:// 
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