Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Saddleback Mountain, Saddleback Mountain - The Horn, ME
Trails: Ski trails, Saddleback Spur, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Saddleback was a wonderfully easy experience compared with Sugarloaf. The parking lot is close to the lodge, with portable toilets in the parking lot by the lodge. I bought my ticket at the window, and the uphill access signs started right by the lodge and were easy to follow.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
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Trail Maintenance Notes
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Dog-Related Notes
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Lost and Found
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Comments: Saddleback's uphill route is lovely. It's fully packed down (skis or snowshoes required) and nice walk through the woods without having to worry about uphill traffic. From the top of the ski area, it's very clear where the trail up to Saddleback starts, with a handy sign telling you that beyond the sign is out of bounds for the ski area. It was fully packed out to the summit of Saddleback, due to backcountry skiers. From Saddleback over to the Horn, it was hard but possible to follow tracks from yesterday's hikers. It was a mix of drifted power, ice, and partially packed powder. The winds on the Horn and Saddleback were ~35 MPH, but in the col between, the wind was fairly calm. Heading back down the Uphill Access trail on the ski mountain was a relaxing way to end the day.  
Name: Data 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-07 
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