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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks East Royce, ME
Trails
Trails: Royce Trail, Royce Connector, East Royce Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Brickett Place had 3 other vehicles in the morning. Same in late afternoon. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy crossings, but I was clumsy near the end and stepped right in... 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few minor blowdowns along the Royce Trail, duck under or walk around. Lots of branches on the trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Wind and dry air kept them at bay. A few mosquitoes bit me, but I never bothered to use repellent. One of our group found a tick crawling up her leg.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Royce trail was dry with good footing. Water levels are fairly low in the stream crossings. Trails have lots of detritus and give the appearance of having seen little recent use. Our group of three saw one other couple on the trail today, and they didn't go beyond Mad River Falls. It was a spectacular day for hiking -- blue sky, sun, cool temps, dry air, few if any bugs. I never even broke into a sweat. We got as far as the open ledge near the summit of E. Royce -- didn't bother to find the true summit. Views were immense.  
Name
Name: Spartacus 
E-Mail
E-Mail: acmearb@hotmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-27 
Link
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