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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Old Speck Mountain, ME
Trails
Trails: Old Speck Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 26 is bumpy, as the sign says, be sure to watch your dentures  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy rock hop on the smaller crossing and the larger one is still snow bridged.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail is in good shape. Few small blowdowns but nothing major.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Jackson had himself a fine day with his friends 
Bugs
Bugs: Nada  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nada  
 
Comments
Comments: Fun day wrapping up the official winter season with The Old Mountaineer, Gerri, and J. A few wannabe local experts gave some condescending parking lot advice that there was no need for snowshoes, so we didn’t carry them, the last 1.5 would have been lovely snowshoeing but hey that’s on me (overcast morning so couldn’t see the snowy trees up high and the roads showed no evidence of the snow we woke up to in the Whites). Trail is solid and was fine in spikes, about 5 inches of fluffy powder up over 3000 feet.

Actually felt a little like winter today, go figure.  
Name
Name: mmace724 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Mikeymace at Hotmail  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2024-03-19 
Link
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