Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Borestone Mountain, ME
Trails: Base Trail, Summit Trail, access road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The lot has not been plowed. The snow bank has been broken through in two places. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One step-over blow down on the Base Trail, One small tangle of blowdowns on the Summit Trail. Very large tree fallen and tangled in standing trees leaning very close to the building near the pond. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Three to four inches of snow on the lower climb increasing a little with elevation. As you reach the ledges the snow is wind swept and drifted. A few drifts almost knee deep. One person earlier in the week had climbed without snowshoes and we did. Sections of postholes in the deeper drifts near the top. We waited until we got to the ledge just below the iron rungs before putting on spikes. Snow was sticky and clumping to our spikes. Mixed with bare ledges, it was a tough day on the spikes. No real ice build up yet. A thin layer of slush below the snow in many places. Multiple places where tracks loop off trail for a short ways before rejoining main trail. Mix of snowshoe and bareboot traffic on the access road. Nearly exclusive bareboot traffic on the trails.  
Name: Frosty & Magoo 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-12-13 
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