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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Old Speck Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Eyebrow Trail, Old Speck Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lots of space in the lot. There's an outhouse, thank you park staff. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Thanks to the couple who found my mini binoculars after they fell out of a hole in my backpack pocket! 
 
Comments
Comments: really fun trail, up Eyebrow and then over to Old Speck and back down the regular trail. Eyebrow has cable over its steepest section which is helpful. we added crampons when we got to the traverse over the top of the frozen waterfall. there are also rungs to hold there and on the next steep section. might be doable in microspikes. Too rocky for snowshoes. above the junction with old speck trail, microspikes would be fine. Snow is hardpacked with ice showing through in places. we kept our crampons on. the fire tower is open. our wet gloves froze to the rungs of the tower ladder, we added shells so we wouldn't keep sticking! spectacular views up top.  
Name
Name: Conor & Margie 
E-Mail
E-Mail: rockfox212@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-12-29 
Link
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