Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Black Cap Mountain, NH
Trails: Black Cap Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Off Hurricane Mountain Road - Post to inform of logging operations in the area, they have cleared a large area adjacent to the existing parking lot. Warning signs posted on up the trail to let you know of the activity as well as an information posting of what they are doing, logging road has been cut right at the start of the trail. There is large electronic highway sign right before you start heading up Hurricane Road past the lower trailheads for the mountain bike trails. Sign was a bit confusing indicating that the trailhead was closed but didn't say on which days, was open on Sunday with large crowds. Just be aware you may get there only to find that the trailhead is closed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None! 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: In great shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Easy canine hike 
Bugs: Still a few out 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Quick hike to a summit with great views, be aware of logging operations in area Which I noted above which may close the trailhead. If closed you can still access Black Cap using the Red Tail or Kettle Ridge trails but are heavily trafficked with Mountain bikes or from Cranmore peak.  
Name: Brian From Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-14 
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