Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Baldpate Mountain - West Peak, Baldpate Mountain - East Peak, ME
Trails: Table Rock Trail, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, June 15, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking not much of a problem, but it can get busy. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No problems 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Table Rock Trail is in great shape, couple step-overs. AT all the way to East Peak is also in good shape, with only a couple small blow-downs that could be stepped over. It rained the night before, which I'm sure made it worse than normal, but there was some significant mud in the col between peaks. At one point, I stepped in mud and my foot disappeared to my shin before I could get it out. Bit of a gooshy walk after that. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Bad down low, none up top. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Really great day for a hike, low clouds covered Old Speck and Baldpate early, but burned off before the summit. Views from East are fantastic. Despite it's steepness, the descent down West back to the road is pretty easy on the knees thanks to the many stone steps. Met a couple through hikers on their way to Georgia - good luck gentlemen. FYI, they are paving 26 right now, so expect minor delays. On the plus side, it's nice and smooth, which will be great this winter - it was pretty rough last year.  
Name: K Mo 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-06-15 
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