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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Saddleback Mountain, Saddleback Mountain - The Horn, ME
Trails
Trails: Ski trails, Saddleback Side Trail, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: We parked on the side of the access road near the lodge.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Snowshoes are needed for the drifts and deep powder. On the summits the snow was crusty and icy. If your snowshoes don’t grip well, spikes/crampons would be needed.

The ski trail was broken out. From the top of the ski trail to the summit, we broke trail. From the Saddleback summit to the Horn, it was unbroken and deep powder. It was difficult to locate the trail. It was tricky hiking through the snow covered trees. There is one section where we were not on the AT but ended up joining it again. There are 3 sets of snowshoe tracks to follow now.  
Name
Name: Sue S 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-02-16 
Link
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