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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Abraham (attempt), ME
Trails
Trails: Snowmobile trail, Fire Wardens Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Road is only plowed .6 miles down Rapid Stream Road, 2.5 mile hike from parking to trail head on well packed snowmobile trail.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings are snow bridged or solid ice 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some maintenance needed with low hanging limbs, 1 blow down higher up 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Strong Siberian Husky with us, he worked hard in deep snow for hours. Should be better now that the trail is broken and with cold weather should set up pretty well. Strong winter capable dogs should be fine. (keep them close on snowmobile trail, sleds travel fast) 
Bugs
Bugs: Didn't see any 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Trail looked like it had been broken open a few storms ago but the snow was deep from the beginning, lots of post holing even with snowshoes. Due to difficult conditions, we ran out of time and did not make the summit. We did cut 1:45 off our decent back to truck due to trail being opened, next hikers should be able to summit given an early start. The extra 5 miles round trip from parking area was not accounted for when we planned our trip. This is a strenuous, very remote hike, plan accordingly.  
Name
Name: Rich, Westy & Esker 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-11 
Link
Link: http:// 
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