Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Sugarloaf Mountain, Spaulding Mountain, ME
Trails: Ski trails, Sugarloaf Side Trail, Appalachian Trail, Spaulding Side Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at the ski resort - get there early! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: N/A 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Pemi the 4 year old Bernese Mountain Dog had no issues. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Ski trails- L Binder and Tote Toad to the Sugarload spur to the AT

Weaved our way through closed ski trails and ended up on a few open ones. Got offered a beer or two. Made it to the summit in an hour and a half. Walked around looking for the trail to continue. Once we got on it easy route finding until the junction with the AT. After that blazes few and far in between. A lot covered by 6-8ft of snow. We stayed on track for the most part with the exception of a few short segments. Dig out the spur trail sign to Spaulding. PS if you’re using Alltrails or Gaia as GPS, both wrong as to where the AT runs in there. GPS said we were way off course when we were standing next to a white blaze.  
Name: Hallie, Chris and Pemi 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-04-15 
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