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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Sugarloaf Mountain, Spaulding Mountain, Mt. Abraham, ME
Trails
Trails: Ski trails, Sugarloaf Mountain Trail, Appalachian Trail, Spaulding Side Trail, Mt. Abraham Trail, Firewardens Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: parked at ski area with plenty of room. carspot at Rapid Stream Road Trailhead. *Road is rough but with careful navigation no issue with my low clearance sedan. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: crossings on Firewardens trail were low and rock walkable. lll 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: trails overall in great shape. between the Spaulding tentsite there is 1 stepover blowdown. netween MATC box heading to Mt Abraham there are four blowdowns in which at least two are walk arounds with herdpaths established. below the tentsite on Firewardens trail there is a large birch stepover on trail by a reroute d section of old trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: none today  
Bugs
Bugs: days gone by... 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: A soup to nuts type of hike of these peaks. Heavy cloud cover and patchy drizzle on Sugarloaf led to gradual clearing with dazzling views shortly after summiting Mount Abraham. i met six thru hikers on todays hike  
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-09-15 
Link
Link: https:// 
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