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Peaks
Peaks Tumbledown Dick, ME
Trails
Trails: Unnamed trail, herd path, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, November 20, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: parked at log landing, road was fine for high clearance vehicles 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: no water crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: My second hike today was up Tumbledown Dick Mountain, also in Gilead. This mountain is on the piece of property which Mahoosuc Land Trust hopes to buy, and in the future there could be some great trails on this and nearby mountains, but for now there are no official trails.

I parked at the spot marked on the map as "Landing and Mt. View." The road was a bit rough, but solid and was not an issue with high clearance.

For the first 1/3 mile or so, there was a rather obvious path, but that dwindled to a herd path which eventually vanished. After the path vanished it was mostly bushwhacking to the summit and a viewpoint just past it, although I did find a number of cairns in the woods and sections which might have been a herd path. The ledges offered excellent views to the east and separate sets offered views to the south and west.
 
Name
Name: Sam Shirley 
E-Mail
E-Mail: newenglandskier13@aol.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-11-20 
Link
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