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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Old Speck Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Old Speck Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, January 11, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot was plowed 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No significant crossings. Cascade Brook falls were frozen and we could hear the water gurgling underneath the snow 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blowdown at approximately the halfway point 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No problem for a dog 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: We were the only 2 people on this trail this Monday. Started at 8:10am and finished at 2:50p. My friend, who is also a guide, suggested against the Eyebrow trail as it is steep, with icy ledges to traverse. The trail was well packed and we did fine with micro spikes. The trail is mostly wooded. We layered up at the Old Speck, Mahoosuc junction. At the wooded summit, took my spikes off and climbed the vertical, metal ladder to the tower platform. Amazing 360 views from the tower.  
Name
Name: Pauline  
E-Mail
E-Mail: paulifeng@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-13 
Link
Link: http:// 
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