Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Goose Eye Mountain, Mt. Carlo, Mt. Success, Dream Lake, ME
Trails: Mahoosuc Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 31, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: no cars on the trail :) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: It is so dry that most streams have dried up and you can walk right across. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The top step of the ladder leaving Full Goose campsite is missing the top rung and it would be very helpful if it were repairaed. There is a new tree across the trail between the Wright Trail and Goose Eye. Nice iron rungs and ladders in Maine. Many bog bridges need replacing, one good thing about the drought is that the mud pits are mostly dried up. Entering NH I felt shame as a New Hampshirite how badly the trail needs brushing. From the stateline all the way to Dream Lake the trail needs serious lopping work done. There are also very few white blazes along the way in NH. Thankful again it was dry it would have been a continuous car wash if it were wet. And once in NH the number of step over-blow downs across the trail increased. We did pass by some orange flagging with notes of them about trail work so hopefully a trail crew will do some work soon.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not much water out there. We heard there was water at Carlo Col (there was at Full Goose too). We also heard that Gentian Pond was the water source at that campsite. Small stream into Dream Lake had a trickle and it was cold and cured our thrist. 
Bugs: When there was no breeze a deer fly or two harrassed us 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: another poor sock. I found a new chapstick on Mt. Carlo.  
Comments: Day 2: Maine to NH. At Full Goose campsite we filled all our bottles of water, 3 liters each and we were glad we did despite the extra 6 pounds in our pack. It is so dry out there. We did hike to the summit of Goose Eye but the clouds didn't lift until we were well on our way to Carlo. We met lots more people headed north. All ledges were nice and dry thankfully. Fun group of campers hanging out on Carlo summit. Once we crossed into NH it was noticeable the lack of trail maintenance. Bog bridges more rotten, brush crowding the trail and very fefw white blazes. Met lots of NoBos again. We pushed on to Dream Lake and took advantage of a flat spot with a good view of the Presies above its waters.  
Name: Nordic_Gal, Bria 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-08-02 
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