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Peaks
Peaks North Percy Peak, South Percy Peak, NH
Trails
Trails: Percy Peaks Trail, Old Summer Club Trail, herd path, Percy Loop Trail, Nash Stream Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 30, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Percy Peaks Trail: Small area for a few cars. They have a sign suggesting parking at an angle facing the woods. After you park, cross the bridge and the trail begins on your right. Percy Loop Trail: similar situation, but no sign recommending how to park. Good, clean areas. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There is a small bridged one on Percy Peaks Trail. Several tiny tributary streams. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: What a work of art these signs and blazes are! I've never seen such signs! Thanks for your work!  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw two; well-behaved and enjoying the day. Be sure to have enough water for your dog, and remember this hike can be ledgey and steep. 
Bugs
Bugs: One mosquito. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Prema found a tiny metal cardinal. Contact me if you think it may be yours. 
 
Comments
Comments: This actually looked harder on paper than it turned out to be. Contour lines showed a very steep ascent, yet I moved right along. Probably due to the gentle terrain and grippy slabs (maybe they should rename this place Mt. Velcro). Please note that if you plan on visiting South Percy you turn right onto the Old Summer Club trail. The spur path will be on your right after a few hundred yards. This path is rooty and has boulders here and there. The summit is pretty, has open space here and there. A lot can be seen, especially North Peak, which seems huge and far away. DO NOT MISS THE CANISTER ON SOUTH PERCY! It's a glass jar and has both the old entries and a new note book in side. Take a few minutes and read it; you'll recognize many names! Add your own! A big thank you to the caretakers for providing a new notebook; it still has several blanks in it. For those reading or writing, be careful of the old entries, don't let them blow away.

Amazed at how fast we got down South and went up North. We must have spent at least an hour on each summit. Excellent views in all directions. Could see the Adirondacks, Canada, Mahousic Range. A lot of bog laurel on North Peak. Many butterflies. A couple ripe blueberries (give them another week or two). Percy Loop trail descent was nice as well. If you start from that end, there is a log book to sign. Road walk back to the car went fast. One of the best days I've had hiking!  
Name
Name: Beckie and Prema 
E-Mail
E-Mail: beckiejani@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-07-30 
Link
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