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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Mansfield - The Forehead, Mt. Mansfield - The Chin, VT
Trails
Trails: Eagles Cut Trail, CCC Road, Maple Ridge Trail, Long Trail, Sunset Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Underhill State Park on Mountain Road and had to park down the road; by 1115 both lower and upper lots were full. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings were bridged. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Dirt trails were well maintained; some blazes on rock sections are badly worn. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Many people had dogs, but I think Maple Ridge Trail would be quite difficult for most dogs. 
Bugs
Bugs: A few small biting bugs, but nothing really problematic. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: I had perfect weather for this very challenging hike, but the recent rains have left their mark. The stretch of Maple Ridge Trail from CCC Road to the junction with Frost Trail was extremely wet, with lots of mud and slippery rock faces, and there was much wetness on all the mountain trails, even along the LT. Slippery rocks made for a slow descent along Sunset Ridge Trail. But this was a great hike with awesome views throughout. No regrets!  
Name
Name: Liz 
E-Mail
E-Mail: azuregrrrl@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-08-03 
Link
Link: http:// 
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