Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Agamenticus, Second Hill, Third Hill, ME
Trails: Ring Trail, Rocky Road, Porcupine Trail, Second Hill Trail, Incline, Notch Trail, Darter Trail, Third Hill Trail, Wheel Trail, Ridge Trail, Chestnut Oak Trail, Sweetfern Trail, Vulture View
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 21, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lot at the bottom of the auto road only has space for about six cars. There's a small lot about .3 mile down the road near a gate for the York Water District trails. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Nothing of concern. Most were frozen over or bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Only saw two the entire day. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Did a nice 8.5 mile loop on snowshoes. Full snow coverage on all trails and terrain. Friday's light powder storm has been through one refreeze cycle and has consolidated nicely. Trails near the main summit (First Hill) and out to Second Hill were well packed. Only light traction needed today, but they may get icy and or slushy over the next couple of days with the daylight temps rising above freezing. The only ice I encountered all day was descending down Vulture View from the summit to the Rim Trail, where the snow was scoured from sledders. The trails out to Third Hill (including Incline, Darter and Third Hill) were far less travelled, and unfortunately the trails were torn up by barebooters. Those trails will get ugly when they freeze, especially the part of the Third Mountain Trail to the north of the summit. Despite snow pack over 12" I didn't see anyone else on snowshoes all day. Saw only a couple of people while out near Second and Third Hill, and the summit of First Hill had less of a crowd than I expected on a bluebird day. Great views out over the ocean and all the way north to the Presidentials  
Name: MKom 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-21 
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