Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Saddleback Mountain, Saddleback Mountain - The Horn, Saddleback Juinor, Lone Mountain, Spaulding Mountain, South Crocker Mountain, Crocker Mountain, ME
Trails: Appalachian Trail, Spaulding Side Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: AT trailheads are wide open in Maine 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Breakable Crust, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock hops or bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some blowdowns here and there. Rotting bog bridges. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Suprisingly many, none biting.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Did this as a two day backpack. Spectacular stretch of trail that had been on my watch list for several years. Finally had time and weather to pull it off. AT is in phenomenal shape. Some spots are starting to fill in with a lot of leaf litter. Views forever with peak foliage. If you need any of these peaks and have time this week get up there. The leaves will be past peak shortly. I posted Strava links to my GPS track on the Facebook 4000 footer in NH group, if you have any interest to see that kind of thing. Spent all day hiking Tuesday alone, it was heaven.

This was a tough one for a two day sleepover. Bring your spare legs.  
Name: Seth R 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-10-13 
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