|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Blueberry Mountain, ME|
||Stone House Road, Stone House Trail, Lookout Loop, bushwhack, White Cairn Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Saturday, May 1, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||At the end of Stone House Rd. off ME 113. A popular spot it seems, as I had to park roadside a fair distance before the gate. |
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||Nothing of note. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Several blowdowns on both Stone House and White Cairn Trails. Lookout Loop requires some care to follow even with the cairns due to the maze of beaten paths on top of the mountain. |
||Black flies were hungry. |
|Lost and Found:
||After trying this from Brickett Place and bailing on the brook crossing, I drove around and went up from here and had no issues.|
Stone House Trail was fairly wet below the relocation. Said relo now switchbacks easily up the upper portion of the trail, eliminating the former steep route which went straight up the slope.
The ledges on Lookout Loop were generally dry.
White Cairn had some small areas of running water, but fortunately the south-facing (and very steep) ledges were completely dry, which was a good thing.
Excellent views from all the nice ledge outlooks and I also did the short side trip to Rattlesnake Pool -- which is an amazing emerald color -- and a short bushwhack to the high point of Blueberry, where there is nothing of note.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.