Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Stamford Peak, Scrub Hill, Spruce Hill, Houghton Mountain, Consultation Mountain, VT
Trails: Long Trail, bushwhacks, unknown roads
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, November 26, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: County Road is rough for low clearance on the east side. On the west side, I found it impassable for cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Stamford Peak (Peak 3025), Scrub Hill, Spruce Hill, Houghton Mountain, Consultation Mountain

I hiked the long trail over Peak 325 and to the height of land just west of Scrub Hill. There was trace snow and some blue and black ice, but nothing too bad. I began the bushwhack, finding going slow due to low growth. The highpoint is recognized. I then followed the ridge north to spruce hill, finding a collapsed cabin on the way. Roads came on and off of the ridge, but were little help. From spruce hill, I worked my way towards Houghton, hoping to hit the road that heads up the west ridge. I found this road to be rough and mainly bushwhacked in open woods with some tough low-growth. The highpoint is recognized. I worked my way back towards the LT, slabbing along the north side of spruce hill and then up towards the ridge. Again, low-growth slowed progress. I hit the LT just south of consolation peak and walked to the top, before heading back on the LT.  
Name: zporterColdRiverCampCook 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-11-26 
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