Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Katahdin - Pamola Peak, Mt. Katahdin - Baxter Peak, ME
Trails: Helon Taylor Trail, Knife Edge, Saddle Trail, Chimney Pond Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Roaring brook campground  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Excellent shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No pets 
Bugs: Biting flies of all kinds, headnet & repellent recommended. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Epic hike.... started up the HelonTaylor trail which is a butt kicker. Muggy below tree line but it was cool and dry above with a light breeze.... perfect! Hazy in the distance but clear. Knife edge is so much fun. The chimney is tough with minor hand and foot placement but rewarding. Summit very busy with cops hiking for fallen officers in the line of duty. Still some patches of snow hanging on. Love the hike down to the saddle slide, seeing North Brother, South Brother, Coe right in front of ya is awesome. Running water on the lower part of the saddle trail. A must stop to chimney pond on my way out. Streams were flowing pretty good making the sounds of the forest really nice. Really a beautiful park.  
Name: Donnie S. 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-07-01 
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