Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Elmore Mountain, VT
Trails: Park roads, herd path, Fire Tower Trail, Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Park closed for off season (except usually open gates for deer hunting in Nov.) so one can park at beach lot a short ways up Beach Road off of Rte 12. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All bridged or easily stepped over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Couple of chainsaw jobs one at bottom of Fire Tower Tr. and one up high on Ridge Tr.. Step rotted out (missing) on lowest staircase on Ridge Tr. and first one leaving old rangers cabin site towards the tower doesn't have much life left. Cleaned out a few waterbars. Hopefully work assigned to repair of existing trails next season as wear and tear starting to show in spots. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: If trail busy with humans usually its busy with pooches. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Pair of prescription glasses left at upper lot; don't recall seeing them on way out so hopefully owner reunited. 
Comments: Fire Tower Tr. mostly dry. Ridge Tr. quite wet and muddy. As I had heard from a friend there is a lot of trail widening being done on Ridge Tr. because of mud. Hopefully this and other trail issues will be prioritized next season.  
Name: franco 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-10-26 
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