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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks North Weeks, Middle Weeks, South Weeks, Mt. Waumbek, Mt. Starr King, NH
Trails
Trails: York Pond Road,York Pond Trail, Kilkenny Ridge Trail, Starr King Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 28, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Arrived early at fish hatchery-gate was locked had a car spot at Starr King winter parking lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All very low 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: An incredible amount of blowdowns on Kilkenny Ridge Trail until just below South Weeks. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Mosquitos,black flies,toads 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great morning to hike these mountains and stay mostly in the shade with trails less traveled. There are many blowdowns ascending through to just below South Weeks where trail is virtually clear to Mt Waumbek. The trail was still obvious and fun to navigate around these masses. The last blowdown on Starr King trail that set the winter snow benchmark has been cleared as well. It was nice chatting with the backpacker I met on North Weeks as well as several other hikers I encountered heading down from Mt Waumbek. Starr King Trailhead was full by 1130. The additional walk from hatchery gate took 37 minutes.  
Name
Name: scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Mainebeefman@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-28 
Link
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