Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Roosevelt, VT
Trails: Clark Brook Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Room for a few cars at the Clark Brook trailhead off FR 55, which is off VT 100 in Granville. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: I forded the first crossing, about 0.5 mile from the trailhead. All other crossings were easily rock hopped. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Clark Brook Trail is very lightly used, according to a local. That sounds about right- the trail had a lot of debris, blowdowns, mud, and standing/running water. The footway was also a bit faint in places. Not a challenge to follow for those with good eyes, though. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw a couple with "mud knee-highs". Prepare to have some very wet and muddy dog legs if you take your furry friends here. 
Bugs: Moderately bad at their worst. Not as bad as they could have been, thankfully. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The first mile or so was mostly dry, but beyond the wilderness boundary, the Clark Brook Trail showed signs of light use. The LT was in better shape, but some of the mud there could swallow one's hiking boots completely. The summit ledges were dry, and the views were great despite overcast skies.

Despite a late start, I only saw 10 other people (and a few dogs) the whole time. T'was a nice, if wet and messy, hike in the Green Mountain State.  
Name: Spencer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-05-27 
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