Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Katahdin - Baxter Peak, Mt. Katahdin - Pamola Peak, ME
Trails: Chimney Pond Trail, Saddle Trail, Knife Edge, Helon Taylor Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, September 13, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Roaring Brook we stayed in park so we had to be there by 7:00. Otherwise need parking pass before hand. Lot was 3/4 full at 7 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Muddy the last mile on Helon Taylor everything else in great shape.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not allowed in park 
Bugs: No 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Absolute beautiful day. Ranger told us we might have had the best weather day of the season. Cold to start warmed right up light breeze perfect. Chimney Pond is worth the trip even if not going to the top. Saddle Trail
fairly easy until Slide. Steep climb but this might be my favorite way up to Baxter. Knife Edge didn't disappoint. Fantastic views all day. Climb down the chimney from the Baxter side is a challenge to say the least. Views going this way were in my opinion better the from Pamola. Thanks to Chuck & Karen for a great time!  
Name: buzza77 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-09-17 
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