|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Cardigan, NH|
||West Ridge Trail, South Ridge Trail, Ranger Cabin Trail, Skyland Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Wednesday, May 18, 2016|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Gate opened April 14. |
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||All bridged or step-stoned |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Black flies VERY hungry. Cool morning temps and breezes make hiking tolerable. |
|Lost and Found:
||In 104 hours since the gate opened, we have|
- raked or re-dug 75 waterbars and about 80 yards of side ditches,
- added 17 paver rocks across mudholes,
- removed 8 blowdowns from 9 miles of trail,
- re-posted signs at jct WRdg-Skyland Trs. New post PT rated ground contact.
Cardigan Highlanders still at work after 30 years, most recruits returning and earning their tartan after 3rd day's work. Today we R&R old woodwork and add barricade on bootleg trails.
||Creag nan drochaid |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.