Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Camel's Hump, VT
Trails: Burrows Trail, Long Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, August 20, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Burrows Trail parking lot had 22 cars at 10:30 AM on a Friday, almost full. There were 13 cars at 4:00 PM, with at least one car parked on the road. There are three porta-potties at the parking lot, though one seemed to have a broken door. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All easy rock hops or stepovers. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are in good condition and easy to follow. Trails were wet, but that's expected after recent heavy rains. Burrows Trail has quite a bit of trail creep, due to hikers avoiding wet spots or difficult rocks. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Not a problem on the trail. Some annoying flies buzzing around at the summit. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: This route is a relatively quick and easy way to climb Camel's Hump. The Burrows Trail is easy at first, then moderate. The short section of Long Trail to the summit has a few rock scrambles, but nothing difficult. Actually the hike seemed somewhat strenuous today, due to the warm temperatures and high humidity. That's my excuse, anyway. Trail was wet due to recent rains. For a while, I was able to keep my feet dry by walking on rocks, but the upper part of the Burrows Trail was a stream bed, and the hut clearing had a nice mud pit to go through. So I ended up with wet feet, but really not bad considering the amount of rain. The summit of Camel's Hump is beautiful. Wide open, interesting rock formations and alpine vegetation, and great views in all directions.  
Name: GregM 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-08-21 
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