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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Lily Bay Mountain, Lily Bay Mountain - East Peak, ME
Trails
Trails: Logging road, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: from greenville we followed lily bay road north following signs for number four mountain. we turned right at the sign for number four, meadowbrook road, and drove it to a fork. this road is in good condition. at the fork the left branch goes to the number four trailhead, but we went right on an old logging road that got us up onto the north slopes of lily bay. we went right at the first fork and parked road side at the next around 2000ft. this road was a little rough on a couple steep hills, but otherwise in great condition.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: smallish brook crossing a non issue. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: some deer flies. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: we followed the left branch of the road we parked on for a few minutes to its end which left us at the base of lily bay (west peak). we bushwhacked up in a direct line to the summit in good woods with some hobblebush down low and a bit of tighter stick spruce up high. the grade was steady, but never too steep. the highpoint is obvious and recognized. we followed the ridgeline towards east peak dropping down towards the col and favoring a line on the north side of the ridge. after a couple small fir waves and a bit of tight spruce the going was pretty good with some sticky sections, but it seemed that holding a line to the north kept us out of the worst of the going along the ridge. as we started up the east peak we hit some nice open lanes and moose trails along with some tigher sections. we searched quite a while for a register, but had no luck. best we could tell the highest point corresponded with the spot elevation and we left a new register at that point. we left the summit to the north initially planning to follow the northern ridge down to another log road to close out the loop, but ended up getting pulled down into the drainage between the peaks. going was generally open to scrappy with a bit of steep woods and we ultimately funnelled back down to where we had initially started the bushwhack and it was just a short walk back to the car. overall a surprisingly nice bushwhack.  
Name
Name: bryan, zporterColdRiverCampCook 
E-Mail
E-Mail: bryancuddihee@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-07-04 
Link
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