Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Camel's Hump (attempt), VT
Trails: Monroe Trail, Alpine Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: There was plenty of parking at the Monroe Trailhead and the Long Trail parking lot off Duxbury Road around 8:30-9:00am. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails were in great shape, saw some people out clearing up some minor blowdowns. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Not too bad yet, they're coming though 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: NOTE: Camels Hump Trails are currently closed for mud season, according to Vermont State Parks.

Went up the Monroe Trail which was clear for the first 2.5+/- miles, then there was snow for most of the trail up to the summit. Was able to bare boot everything without any problems, monorail was mostly stable with some deep postholes to the sides in some areas. The plan was to descend to Duxbury Road via the Long Trail, but after some very deep postholes for the first 0.1 miles we decided to turn back and take the Monroe back down. Ended up ascending the Alpine Trail to the old plane wing. The Alpine Trail was free of snow up to that point. All in all a great day out on the trails!  
Name: Kevin 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-05-14 
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