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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mendon Peak, VT
Trails
Trails: Logging roads, herd path, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Wheelerville Road is in great shape. There is logging in the area. Parking area at Brewers Corner (TH for the Bucklin tr.) is plowed and in fine shape. Icy. First 1/4 mile or so coincide with the Catamount XC ski-trail and it is also a snowmobile corridor. Hardpacked and icy. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There are four and all require stepping on several ice-covered rocks. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Logging roads all the way to the col between Mendon and Little Killington and in good shape. Saw several signs of blowdowns that have been cut and removed. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Some of the crossings will be quite tricky but the rest is fine for dogs.  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found: Water-bottle and ski-helmet. Please e-mail if they are yours or you know the owner(s). 
 
Comments
Comments: Solid trails all the way to the col between Mendon and Little Killington but several icy patches on the lower section and around the crossings. Snowshoes from the col to the summit. There are several tracks (ski and snowshoes) on this final section. There may be some dead ends here and there although I did not encounter any. But I think some of the ski-tracks will not merge up to the summit.

The summit register was a bit of a mess. Notebook was full and wet. A lot of paper-slips had been left there plus candy-wrappers and other trash. Rather disappointing. I removed it all. Left a pen, 2 pencils and a sharpener in a plastic bag. I hope a kind soul will bring a note-pad or -book at the next visit.  
Name
Name: LongMark 
E-Mail
E-Mail: perfrost@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-02-10 
Link
Link: http:// 
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