Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Katahdin - Baxter Peak, ME
Trails: Hunt Trail, Abol Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Need a parking pass. We got dropped at Katadhin Stream picked up at Abol campgrounds 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Bridged  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Both in great shape. Lower Abol undergoing work. Mostly brush cutting 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs allowed in BSP 
Bugs: Too windy 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nope 
Comments: Cool start windy, 20-30 mph w/ 50 mph gusts forecast. Nice warmup to Katahdin Stream Falls, beautiful views here. Windy all day caused many to turn around once at tree line. Fun starts here with iron rungs for help up huge boulders. Slow going tough scrambles....then an 800 foot climb in maybe .8 miles. Winds lessened across the Tablelands but soon returned in force. Photos at top, ducked out of wind. Views for miles, never gets old. Folks doing Knifes Edge, crazy in this wind. Missed those who raised the flag to remember 9/11. We too carried one & displayed at the sign. Past a thru hiker finishing then met his family in the lot. He was right behind us, we toasted & shared a beer & shot of whiskey with him. Great way to finish our hike!! Shout out to Life Alert! Nice to meet you!  
Name: buzza77 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-12 
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