Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Dorset Peak, VT
Trails: Jeep road, herd path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, July 25, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I parked at the first grassy clearing. There's room for a few cars. Further up the dirt road there is another grassy clearing. A pick up was parked there. A little less room at that one. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One blow down you have to duck under. High up on the Mt. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Dogs would be fine. Only saw one from a local resident. 
Bugs: At the beginning and end of the hike. Mildly annoying. Flies at the summit.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: None 
Comments: Getting to the trailhead, Google brought me right there. Started on the old Jeep trail. In just under a mile, you come to the wash out. There the Jeep trail crosses it and the wash out is now on your right hand side. In a bit you come back to it and just keep following the dirt road. Soon you come to a fork, take a right. There is pink surveyors tape hanging on a branch. Just after that, there is tall vegetation hiding the remains of a hunting cabin on the left side. You can see the roof just as you pass the tall growth. Now your climb really begins! In just over a mile, it's not as steep and you come to a T intersection. Once again, take a right. Maybe in about a half mile more the is a fork. Left levels out and right goes UP. Guess which way your going? Yup, to the right and up. It gets steep again. In just under a half mile, you come to the final junction. Right is to the tower and left is to the summit and canister. There is a sign here. Don't forget to turn around and see the Doorknob Tree! Going to the summit, there is a good section of mud and water. Tricky to navigate and deep in places.  
Name: Sprite 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-07-26 
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