|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Little Killington, Mendon Peak, Killington Peak, Pico Peak, VT|
||Shelburne Pass Trail, Long Trail, bushwhack|
|Date of Hike:
||Monday, July 1, 2019|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Parked at Shelburne Pass Trailhead in front of the Inn at the Long Trail. There was plenty of space. |
||Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Shelburne Pass and the AT/LT were in great conditions. A few trees down on Shelburne Pass, but easily avoidable.
As for Little Killington and Mendon, there were no trails except a little one near Mendon's summit. We had to avoid 2 or 3 swamps in the forest, but overall, the bushwacking wasn't too bad. |
||A lot of black flies and mosquitoes, especially during the bushwacking while reaching Little Killington and Mendon!! |
|Lost and Found:
||We wanted to grab Mendon (NE100) while we were on the AT/LT. From the junction of the AT/LT and the trail to reach Killington, we had to go down on the AT/LT for a mile or so and then, we went West through the woods to begin our bushwacking to reach Little Killington and Mendon. Reaching Little Killington was pretty easy. The forest wasn't too dense. As for Mendon, it was a little longer and harder, but near the Mendon's East Peak, we found a little trail. We followed this trail to reach East Peak. The view on East Peak was very nice. Then, we continued to follow the little trail during a few more minutes to reach Mendon's real summit, were there is a wooden sign and a canister.|
As for Killington and Pico Peak, the views were gorgeous and the trails were dry almost everywhere.
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.