Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Durgin Mountain, Speckled Mountain, ME
Trails: Snowmobile trail, Great Brook Trail, Red Rock Trail, Bickford Brook Trail, Cold Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, November 8, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked before barricade on the Enid Melrose Road 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: all easy to hop over 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are generally in good shape for wilderness trails. Cold Brook Trail between the junction with the Evergreen Link and the snowmobile trail it joins is pretty grown over. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw a few 
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Strange story: Our group was hiking near the lower end of the Cold Brook Trail when my friend felt her glasses being pulled from her pocket. She assumed it was done by a branch, but when she bent down to pick them up, they weren't there. Even stranger, there were no branches or bushes nearby that she could have brushed up against. We searched the entire area for a while, but could not find the glasses. 
Comments: Today felt more like a summer day for our hike over Durgin and Speckled. We made a loop over the two peaks and I used a snowmobile trail to connect the trailheads. The trails were in good shape, but the leaves were quite slippery in spots. It was a bit hazy, but the views were still great, especially from the Cold Brook Trail.  
Name: Sam Shirley 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-11-08 
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