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NH Tramper
05-05-2013, 03:20 PM
Anyone know if Success Pond Rd from Berlin to Spec Pond Trail is open/passable? I'm guessing yes, but it's long drive if I'm wrong.

Thanks.
Mike

Lefty E
05-05-2013, 03:27 PM
Hi NH Tramper, you might want to wait at least a week...I drove by it Friday and the barrel and cable were still up...I will try to check it tomorrow and contact some contacts and see what's up...unless someone else has new info!!

NH Tramper
05-05-2013, 03:42 PM
Thank you, Lefty E.

Lefty E
05-05-2013, 03:52 PM
No problem! with this weather, the Mahoosuc Range should look like Times Square at rush hour, for those hikers in the know!!

yvon
05-05-2013, 06:58 PM
I am watching this thread also.

Lefty E
05-06-2013, 06:34 AM
5/6/13: Success Pond Rd open care needed with maybe some soft mud spots along side of road possible logging operations going on...will be awaiting trail condition report, usually a lot of snow up there and stays later than many spots around here!!

yvon
05-06-2013, 08:41 AM
Thank you Lefty E for that information. I will wait a few weeks before I go there and maybe somebody will give us trail conditions

Lefty E
05-06-2013, 07:24 PM
Think it's a safe idea to wait because I have run into hikers who had to come out due to deep snow up on the Mahoosuc between Cascade Mt. and Mt. Success, this time of year, even a week or two later...

NH Tramper
05-07-2013, 11:04 AM
The road is open but cannot be traversed all the way to Rte 26 due to a culvert being put in or something like that. We drove in, hiked up the pond trail to the ridge, down to the pond, up to the spur and summit, then down the trail to the Notch. We then road walked back some 8 miles or so to our vehicle. Awesome trip!

You're right about the snow, really deep in the bowl where Spec Pond is... so pretty, though.