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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cardigan, Firescrew Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Holt Trail, Holt-Clark Cutoff, Clark Trail, Mowglis Trail, Manning Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, September 2, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Not a problem Friday at the AMC Cardigan Lodge. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None to speak of. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails fared well during Irene. Some erosion at the lower levels. One large climb-over blowdown on Manning about halfway down. A few smaller step overs on Manning, too. Nothing impassable. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Didn't see any today 
Bugs
Bugs: None to speak of. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Cardigan came through Irene just fine, other than erosion issues at lower altitudes. The summit and climb over Firescrew are just fine and always beautiful. Still one of the best hikes around. Lots of bang for your buck.  
Name
Name: Richard 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Hikerlegs@comcast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-09-02 
Link
Link: http:// 
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