Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Camel's Hump, VT
Trails: Forrest Trail, Long Trail, Burrows Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot at the Burrows trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged or easily stepped over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Couple blowdowns on Forrest. Otherwise well maintained. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of dogs. Plenty of water sources on Forrest and Burrows. Some difficult scrambles for dogs on the Long Trail. 
Bugs: Black flies/gnats - not many with cool temps, but they were swarming about. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None. 
Comments: Began on the Burrows-Forrest connector trail and then Forrest Trail proper. Couple bridges on Forrest were quite slippery. Wet trail. Easy to moderate hiking. Long Trail up to the Alpine Trail (west) junction was wet and muddy (understandable with all the rain we've had), but exposed rocks for scrambling were dry. Fantastic views of the Worcester Range on the Long Trail, as well as Mount Ira and Ethan Allen. We saw one Long Trail southbound through hiker. Final 0.2 miles of rocks and ledges to the summit was dry. Fun, sometimes strenuous hiking. Again great views South-West of Mount Ellen, Stark's Nest, as well as Lake Champlain and more. The summit was crowded. Descended to Hut Clearing and then took the Burrows Trail down, which was wet and muddy in places. Lots of hikers on Burrows. One youngster hiking down had the sole separate from and half hanging off his hiking shoe, so Flo stopped to help reattach it with a small roll of duct tape. Back to the car the parking lot was packed.  
Name: Flo and Joe 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-06-07 
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