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Peaks
Peaks Bigelow Mountain - Avery Peak (attempt), ME
Trails
Trails: Fire Wardens Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Stratton Brook Pond Rd was covered with 2-3 inches of snow powdah (powder). The all wheel drive (AWD) truck did fine. Most vehicles with good traction should have no issue. There were no obstacles on the road. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: None 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Good trail for dogs. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Alas how I forget that the ‘Bigs (Bigelows) make their own weather. Weather forecasts don’t apply here. But this was the last hike in Maine for my good buddy who is moving west so out we went...

This is a well blue blazed trail, at least to Moose Falls Campsite where we turned around. Snow depths began at trace amounts up to 1000 feet then began increasing to a depth of 6 inches right at 3000 feet. This snow was loose powder, very pleasant for walking in the woods. As my buddy put it, “snowshoes would be overkill.” But spikes may be helpful higher up...

Such a sad day, though a nice walk in the Maine woods. Best of luck my friend and happy trails wherever your adventure takes you.  
Name
Name: Remington34 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-11-03 
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