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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Cardigan, Firescrew Mountain, NH
Trails
Trails: Holt Trail, Mowglis Trail, Elwell Trail, Manning Trail, Back 80 Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 3, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: All roads in are fine. No signs of hurricane damage that I could see. Plenty of parking at the AMC hut early - I was there at sunrise. At midday it was packed. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: streams were surprisingly low, no problems. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: only 2 small blowdowns on Mowglis trail, just before the shelter. Mud was minor and no trouble. No significant washouts. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Never saw bug 1 all day. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Part way up Holt there is a ballcap hanging on a branch. Says "habitat for humanities". 
 
Comments
Comments: The Holt ledges were dry. Very thick haze allowed limited views from the summit, even with a brisk sustained wind. Not a single person seen through the entire loop. Beaver dams on Back 80 trail have been opened and drained by someone, but new ones are active further downstream.  
Name
Name: scrambler 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-09-03 
Link
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