Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bald Mountain, Speckled Mountain, ME
Trails: Unnamed trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The road leading up to the parking lot was muddy, potholes, a section looked like it had washed away. Drive slowly for the last mile or so. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: rock hopping, minimal crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a few blowdowns near the start of the Bald Mt. trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: unknown - blue blazed trail

This was a great hike with some excellent views to the west and the surrounding area. The hike up Bald Mt was relatively clear from all snow and ice except for a short section where the trail leaves the pond. The majority of the snow/slush/ice was going from Bald Mt to Speckled Mt. The trail was covered in soft slushy snow that I was able to bareboot by following someone else's postholes. I don't know if it's worth bringing snowshoes since the trail seems pretty quiet. There was a long section of uphill icy ledges that you'd want microspikes for. One of my new favorite hikes in the area.  
Name: gpsport 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-04-16 
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