Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Redington, South Crocker Mountain, ME
Trails: Caribou Valley Road, logging trails, Appalachian Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, July 8, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking lot at the end of Caribou Pond Rd was in good shape. 5 cars parked when I started, 3 left when I finished. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Old logging trail directly off Caribou Valley Rd is a bit overgrown but easily passable 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Almost non-existent yesterday, surprisingly. This area is historically bad when it comes to black flies.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Cool and breezy temps for Redington/South Crocker loop yesterday. I chose to go clockwise per recommendation of others; I must say it was nice getting the road walking over with at the beginning of the hike. Logging trails off Caribou Valley Rd were in good shape--it is a straightforward climb up Redington with cairns and flags to light your way. Short section towards the top at ~3500 ft before Redington spur was loaded with moose skat, but that was the only sign of them I saw all day. I was the last entry in yellow logbook at the top of Red, going to need a fresh booklet now! I grabbed a bite and scooted down the AT, up and over S Crocker and back down to CVR. Met a few Southbounders on S Crocker, best of luck the rest of the way.  
Name: m00nbounce 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-07-09 
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