Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Brother, ME
Trails: Tote Road, Marston Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The access road from Telos Road to the west side of the park via Williams Pond was plowed to about 1/4 mile before Williams Pond - leaving us with just about 2 miles of skiing to Nesowadnehunk. And a good suitable parking area at the end of the plowed section. Plenty of logging piles along this road and a lot of equipment. All was snow-covered and seemed untouched since before the November snowstorms as we trekked in. However, 2 days later on our way out many piles had been moved and machinery was in operation along the road. We were fortunate not to meet any logging-trucks.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Skis 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: A trickle of water in some of small streams, some are frozen solid. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: See comments section below 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: No activity in the North Brother area since 10/21.

Excellent skiing conditions on the Tote Road. Breaking trail in moderate conditions for about the first half of the Marston tr. to about 3,000 ft. From thereon it was rough. We sawed our way through a couple dozen sections (some blowdowns but mostly bend-overs), pushed through another couple of dozen sections and circumnavigated 3-4 sections which were impossible to get through. 5 1/2 hour from TH to summit.
Name: LongMark&Andy&Steve 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-12-15 
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