Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Round Mountain, Mt. Frissell, Brace Mountain, CT
Trails: Mt. Washington Road, Mt. Frissell Trail, South Taconic Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Access from the south is very limited this time of year (Mt. Washington Rd is barricaded, supposedly at both ends). Best access is from the end of East St in Mount Washington, MA at the MA/CT line. Room for several cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No notable crossings. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No major issues. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one having a blast! 
Bugs: Swatted away a few of them on top of Mt. Frissell. They're back... 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Round Mountain, Mt. Frissell, Mt. Frissell (South Slope), MA/CT/NY Tripoint, Brace Mountain (NY)

Absolutely beautiful day to hike the highest point in CT, and then some! Besides a little "diversion" on Mt. Washington Rd, the hike was excellent and surprisingly steep and rugged, with some scrambling. The views weren't too shabby, either! Temps in the 70s all day, sunny skies, and absolutely no snow or ice to speak of! Felt like summer! Complete contrast to the Whites. After today, I've highpointed all six New England states as well as NY. New Jersey is up next, whenever I have the time, money, and motivation to drive all the way out there...  
Name: Spencer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-03-09 
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