Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt Cabot, Mt Waumbek, NH
Trails: York Pond Trail, Bunnell Notch Trail, Killkenny Trail, Starr-King Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: A fish hatchery worker told me that the sign is simply there in case they have to start locking the gate, but as far as he knows, they've been leaving the gate unlocked 24/7, because it's just easier all around.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None that was significant 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Maintenance crews have done great work -- trail is in fine shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Minor. Not sure if it was the wind, but there were lots of butterflies and dragonflies, but no black flies that I noticed.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Trails were in fine shape. Weather was amazing, and although the views from the top were abbreviated by trees and haze, they were still spectacular.

There was one instance where I nearly got struck by a falling tree limb. Details will be on my blog. But in the meantime, be careful out there. A tree falling in the forest without someone to hear may or may not make noise, but it still falls.

I'll be posting to my blog within the next 24 hours or so. Stay tuned.  
Name: Protean Wanderer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-06-12 
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