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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: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: I recall 1 tree but not sure how far in anymore 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easy 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Well I set off and there were two other cars in the lot. I had wondered if I was gonna run into anyone, nope! They must have been across the street. I had looked at the eyebrow trail but sadly I wasn’t sure if anyone has made it up it and only people walked to it and turned around as it was well packed out. Well I opted around it again(one day), once I got to the junction, I could see 1 set of spikes tracks coming up, so I could have done it! Well there is next time. I knew from North Crocker that a new inch of snow was on the ground, meaning a few people were out on old speck yesterday from the foot traffic. I made snail time up to the peak and had a snack. I used my snowshoes all day and beat them up lower on the trail with the rock stairs but I didn’t feel like swapping and I wanted my tellevators. You could easily spike it as it is very compact. I noticed I was the only up for the day when I got to the maybe inch of a drift up higher. Well the tower and views were socked in so I opted out on the tower climb, had a brownie and hot water and headed back down faster than I came up.  
Name
Name: Danielle 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Navychik72@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-14 
Link
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