Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Camel's Hump, VT
Trails: Monroe Trail, Long Trail, Alpine Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Upper lots were full just after 9:00AM. Some spots open by 3:00PM. Parked at overflow lot. Take exit 10 on I-89. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp. Proceed to the rotary. Go 3/4 around the rotary and exit on to route 2 eastbound. Turn right on to Winooski Street (within sight of the traffic light on route 2 in Waterbury. Cross over the Winooski River turn right on to River Road (sign for Camel's Hump state park). The paved road turns to hard packed gravel. In about 3 or 4 miles there is a left turn on to Camel's Hump Road (signs). Parking is at the end of this road (many miles in) 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No significant water crossings 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great condition 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Good for dogs. Many were on the trails. At the summit please take care to keep the dogs off the alpine areas 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: The only other time I hiked Camel's Hump was two dozen years ago. I had completely forgotten about how nice the views are from the open summit. There were lots and lots of hikers out today. Some young children were out today as the Monroe Trail approach has generally easy to moderate grades and good footing. The Long Trail heading south off the summit is rocky but safe in dry conditions. There are two well worn side trails off the Alpine Trail that lead to wing sections of a downed aircraft.  
E-Mail: WAUMBEK at Roadrunner dot com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-10-14 
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