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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Kibby Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Kibby Mountain Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 23, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: From ME 27 north of Eustis, we took Gold Brook Road (which turns in to Beaudry Road) 9.3 miles, taking a right uphill on a rougher road for about 0.3 to the unmarked start of the trail, a grass grown double-track road branching left. A higher clearance vehicle is recommended, we did fine in our Subaru.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Other than a few sections of standing water on the flatter sections, and a step-over and a leaner near the summit, the trail/road is in great shape. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Former firetower peaks being the theme, we headed out on the logging/wind farm roads between ME 27 and US 201. The unsigned Kibby Mountain Trail is grass-grown doubletrack to a fork, then follows an older road to the right at some flagging, up a switchback to the top. The tower is still standing, though it appears that it was once higher, as a heap of twisted structural debris sits in the woods just off the summit. The wood of the observation platform is questionable, though a solid beam sits diagonally across the rotting boards, allowing you to enjoy the views, without worrying that you'll plunge through the floor. Beautiful views all around, as far as Katahdin.  
Name
Name: Bill Robichaud 
E-Mail
E-Mail: bill.robichaud@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-09-24 
Link
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