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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Firescrew, Mt. Cardigan, Orange Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Manning Trail, Mowglis Trail, West Ridge Trail, Skyland Trail, Vistamont Trail, Clark Trail, Woodland Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 21, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at the AMC Lodge. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues, all of them are easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: 2 decent size blow downs on either side of Orange Mt. One you can kind of walk across/over the other requires a detour off the trail.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No issues and plenty of drinking holes.  
Bugs
Bugs: Pretty bad black flies all around except in the morning and on the summit of Cardigan as there was enough of a breeze. The rain we got for the last hour was kind of a relief, they were real bad around Orange Mt. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Slippery ledges were the only concern today but no problems. Trails pretty muddy in some spots, black flies were miserable in some areas.  
Name
Name: Chance 
E-Mail
E-Mail: c.hersey@comcast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-05-22 
Link
Link: http:// 
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