Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks North Crocker Mountain, South Crocker Mountain, Mt. Redington, ME
Trails: Appalachian Trail, herd path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, October 23, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: lots of room on Caribou Rd 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: stepovers 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: AT very good. Just note that 'natural' footing is typical for N NE. [Nota bene: AT above tent site is ~45 degrees, irregular footing, requiring care when going up/down. First half of Remington trail from S Cr goes quite far down before leveling and then up, and is more of a bushwack than trail-experience on NE trails helpful to ability to follow.] 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: none today. would require a VERY good trail dog for ascent and Remington 'trail' 
Bugs: zip 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A hike to 3 viewless summits was right for a day when clouds never dissipated; intermittent falling water from trees was a result of stiff wind over treetops, but wind rarely got down into forest. Recent rain/snow resulted in frequent standing and running water (good boots a must), but no snow or ice. A nice enough day despite dismal skies for us to enjoy stops at summit clearings. Always good to experience new trails; aiming at next up in the area.
Kestrel data: (almost identical for all 3 summits) T=50F W=6mph WC=46F [Note clouds just over tress around clearings moving very rapidly.]  
Name: Jackson/NNEOS 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-10-24 
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