Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Little Deer Hill, ME
Trails: Leach Link Trail, Deer Hill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 14, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Trailhead down Stone house road a couple of miles past baldface lot. Parked down Stone House Road .3 miles - road was icy but sanded - there is room for several cars but need to park along side since it is used by snowmobiles - trail follows snowmobile trail to cross stream on a bridge but signed where it exits - turn right. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Main crossings on bridges; a few small crossings on Leach link that are easy hops 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easy up and down but given frozen snow may want to protect the paws 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: For those heading up deer hills you'll need to access via Leach link rather than deer hills connector from the baldface circle lot until the water level drops - due to current water levels dam crossing is impassible! Leach link was frozen granular with a few open water spots - Deer Hills mainly frozen granular mixed with spots of open ground with running water. There is black ice on the first set of view ledges 1/4 mile below the top which can be navigated. Given hard pack frozen snow light traction is perfect and needed on the ice on the lower view ledges - summit rock still has snow cover. This short and easy hike is rewarded with great views up top.  
Name: Brian from Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-01-14 
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