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Peaks
Peaks Cadillac Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Cadillac South Ridge Trail, Cadillac Summit Loop Trail, Eagles Crag Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked roadside along ME route 3 at the South Ridge Trail trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No major crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The trails I took were in good shape considering the government shutdown and its effects. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Refer to the NPS page for Acadia National Park for rules and regs regarding dogs/pets. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The lower part of the Cadillac South Ridge Trail and most of Eagles Crag Trail had a lot of slick ice floes. Above the trees along the ridge, it was a roughly even mix of dry rock, black and blue ice, and frozen snow. On the last 1/2 mile to the top, which was mostly in the trees, there was a lot of frozen snow, some of which was postholed. There was an ice floe before the service road crossing near the top that was a little tricky to cross. On the summit itself, there was more frozen snow, with some bare rock and pavement in the mix.

This was one of my favorite hikes up Cadillac Mountain- trail conditions were good, the weather was cold and crisp, the wind was mild, and the views from the summit and off the ridge were excellent. To top it all off, I didn’t see anyone else the entire time.  
Name
Name: Spencer 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-01-14 
Link
Link: http:// 
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