Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Mansfield - The Chin, VT
Trails: Hell Brook Trail, Long Trail, Sunset Ridge Trail, CCC Road, Eagles Cut Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, September 13, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at a turnout 200 feet before trailhead. Car spot at Underhill State Park 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All trails in great shape,many small herdpaths are nicely brush blocked. a couple of the signs descending Sunset Ridge are split in half. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: strangely enough two well behaved pitbulls with different owners. One pitbull was very friendly and liked the smell of the granolas in my pack🙂 
Bugs: not tonight 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: A fun first time taking the Hell Brook Trail ascending.Plenty of scrambles as well as moss covered wet rocks to keep things interesting.Smugglers Notch Road was temporarily closed. i was told a tractor trailer was stuck up the road. this made Hell Brook an easy choice. Winds picked up shortly after reaching the summit. Beautiful moody skies followed with a fine sunset. Descending Sunset Ridge kept the views in sight for quite some time. it was nice speaking with the hiker at the summit as well as a couple i met on the way up.  
Name: scottb 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-09-13 
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