Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Zircon, ME
Trails: Jeep road, Mt. Zircon Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Right after trailhead on right side before corner is a parking area for about 20 vehicles ( coming from Rt. 26 side. ) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: N/A 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blow downs on Jeep road  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: On & off leashes.... really wish dogs were all on a leash.... thank you to the owners who had them on leashes. 
Bugs: Not yet 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: 2.2 mile hike up Jeep road to actual Mt. Zircon trail. Can’t miss it, nice sign for it. Didn’t use microspikes going up the steep parts but should of.... I did wear them going down tho. First one to the summit this morning... views were incredible.... I liked this summit a lot. I could see all the way to the Tripyramid’s in NH which is pretty impressive... views to Carrabassett valley seen on the other side of the mountain. All mountains in between and beyond.... Presidentials in the clear, what a view. Had summit to myself for an hour easily. Once I started going down I passed at least 25-40 people. The early bird gets the early worm... highly recommend this hike... on my radar now for snowshoeing next winter. ✌🏻  
Name: Donnie S. 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-04-25 
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