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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Mansfield (Adams Apple), Mt. Mansfield (The Chin), Mt. Mansfield (The Nose), VT
Trails
Trails: Long Trail, tower access road, closed trail, Haselton Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, September 29, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked on edge of road near the Long Trail crossing on the Smug Notch road just past the Stowe Resort 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: rock hop-able and water is low 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: We ended up coming down the closed trail off the nose following the blue blazes, hmm. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: not much water out there 
Bugs
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Never caught up to the cigarette smoking Long Trail hiker ha ha. Up the Long Trail, side trip to Adams Apple was in swirling clouds but the clouds cleared on our way back to the Long Trail. About a dozen people on summit along with care taker (I gave him a Kit Kat bar, nice guy). Super day to be out with my VT friend Laura. Good open ridge walk, much like Franconia. We went across to Nose and took work road past antenna farm then followed old blue blazes back down to the Long Trail where signs said trail was close, oops. Then from auto road parking lot we walked to the Haselton Trail, screaming zip liners above our heads was interesting addition to the day. We walked over to Stowe's mechanic shed and had a short bushwack to notch road and short road walk back to the car. First time in summer to enjoy Mt Mansfield.  
Name
Name: Nordic Gal 
E-Mail
E-Mail: amybike@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-10-01 
Link
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