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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cardigan, Mt. Cardigan (South Peak), NH
Trails
Trails: Manning Trail, Holt Trail, Holt-Clark Cutoff, Clark Trail, South Ridge Trail, Hurricane Gap Trail, Vistamont Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at the AMC Cardigan Lodge. Sadly, Shem Valley Road is developing some washboarding, just a week after being regraded. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Not an issue -- although nice to see a little bit of flow in the streams that were dry last week. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are in decent shape -- nothing really to note except significant mud in poorly draining areas of Holt-Clark Cutoff, with the usual trail-widening-in-order-to-avoid-mud herd paths becoming a bit more evident. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Some eye flies and mosquitoes down low. Not an issue on the windy summits. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: A fine sunrise hike this morning. Parking area at the lodge was more or less empty at 3:30 am, but almost full three hours later.  
Name
Name: Pancks and Tesco Heaney 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-07-04 
Link
Link: http:// 
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