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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Wachusett, MA
Trails
Trails: West Side Trail, Old Indian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of open spaces at the West Side Trail parking area. Some of the more popular trailheads (Bicentennial, Administration Rd. etc) looked busy. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No actual crossings, but parts of the trail were like streams and ponds due to the dumping of rain the night before. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One duck-under blowdown along the West Side Trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Expect to end your hike with an extremely wet and/or muddy dog.  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Due to the overnight rainstorm, the West Side/Old Indian Trail route was extremely wet and muddy from bottom to top. The West Side Trail was filled with large areas of standing water, some of which were several inches deep. The Old Indian Trail, at least from the West Side Trail junction to the summit, was filled with equally large patches of mud, some of which were almost a foot deep. I wore fully waterproof boots, so I was able to walk right through all those areas of water and mud.  
Name
Name: Spencer 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-11-10 
Link
Link: http:// 
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