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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Bigelow Mountain - Avery Peak, Bigelow Mountain - West Peak, Bigelow Mountain - South Horn, Bigelow Mountain - North Horn, ME
Trails
Trails: Firewardens Trail, Appalachian Trail, North Horn Spur, Horns Pond Spur
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Stratton Brook Pond road was blocked by a fallen tree this a.m. Managed to drag off into woods. no vehicles at trailhead this morning. 3 at end of hike 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: small crossings and very low no issue 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails overall in super shape.There are five trimmed duckunders on Horns Pond Trail as one high straddler.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: 1 friendly doggo 
Bugs
Bugs: not bad today at mid tp upper elevations as was quite breezy 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lost a pair of blue sunglasses. Thankyou to the hiker that perched them nicely trailside. much appreciated! packed out a flexible water bottle found opposite spur to North Horn. if yours lmk can send it 
 
Comments
Comments: A fantastic day for these peaks after a much needed sustained overnight rain. Camped at Meyers Lodge East campsite which has an incredible view of the Bigelows and Flagstaff Lake. Highly recommend checking this out. It was nice briefly chatting with several on the trail today.  
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-07-19 
Link
Link: https:// 
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