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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Puzzle Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Puzzle Mountain Trail, Woodsum Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 6, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Nicely plowed with plenty of room. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few blowdowns on the Woodsum Spur which require crawling under. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: We had 2 doggos with us who had a blast. The snow is still quite deep so they opted to allow us to do a fair share of trail breaking. 
Bugs
Bugs: Not a one. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The lower portion of the trail for the first mile had been broken, but by someone in boots and not snowshoes. The snow was quite deep and unconsolidated so we just smoothed it over with our snowshoes. After that mile, it was untouched. We broke trail up to the summit. I goofed in 2 spots and got slightly off trail but corrected pretty quickly. Sorry about that. The Woodsum Spur has some deep drifts. There were a total of 5 of us breaking and packing but it is still really soft and not consolidated. Both trails could use some additional folks on snowshoes to pack it down. It is definitely not ready for spikes.  
Name
Name: Frankenfoot 
E-Mail
E-Mail: ukisukinaminanu@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-06 
Link
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