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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Speckled Mountain, Durgin Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Cold Brook Trail, Red Rock Trail, Great Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at hiker sign on edge of pavement at Cold Brook trailhead on Adams Rd. Room for 2 cars. There is no parking at the end of Enid Melrose Rd. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No problems today. Only large crossing is on Great Brook Trail 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Many large blowdowns on Red Rock Trail between Speckled and Durgin Mountains. One difficult blowdown around mile 2 of Cold Brook Trail.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Many ticks on the first part of Cold Brook and the last part of Great Brook Trails. Mosquitoes were bad for first 2 miles of Cold Brook Trail. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The first 2 miles of Cold Brook Trail are confusing, many logging roads and snow mobile trails. Here is my recollection. Go left at gate and sign. After cabin go left then immediate right. Go right at next 2 intersections, look for small cairns that are hard to see in the tall grass. Trail then passes into a very overgrown area, difficult to stay on the trail. Overgrown area ends abruptly a WMNF border. The rest of the trail is easy to follow. The ledges were dry. Top part of Great Brook is very steep, bottom part is a flat logging road. Except of 5 people at the Speckled summit, only saw 5 people all day.  
Name
Name: JToll 
E-Mail
E-Mail: jobtoll16@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-07-12 
Link
Link: http:// 
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