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    Mitten on Greeley Ponds Trail

    Found January 20 on Greeley Ponds trail between Kancamagus Highway and Osceola Trail junction. Email me with description and I will return to you.

    Jay Baxter
    jbaxtermdfacs@comcast.net
  2. Kearsarge North via Kearsarge North Trail

    Date: October 20, 2015

    Trail Conditions: Dry, with just a few icy spots in the shade at higher elevation.

    Special Equipment: None

    Comments: It turned out to be a crisp, mostly sunny fall day...
  3. North & South Baldface via Baldface Circle Trail

    Date of Hike: October 20,2014

    Traill Conditions: There was lots of leaf litter at lower elevations. The trail from Eagle Crag down to Circle Junction is fairly wet in many places, but there were...
  4. Sugarloaf, Spaulding, Abraham & Lone via AT & Spurs

    Date of Hike: October 9 & 10

    Trail Conditions: Generally good except for an long stretch of water and mud that continued for 15 to 20 minutes. This begins a short way above the ledges on the...
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    Update on Caribou Valley Road

    Driving the road October 9 & 10, I discovered several pieces of heavy equipment (bulldozers, etc.) along the road. There are a number of areas where fresh dirt has been spread and smoothed. It looks...
  6. Caribou Mountain via Caribou and Mud Brook Trails

    Date of Hike: September 26, 2014

    Trail Conditions: Scattered blowdowns here and there, several of which appeared very recent, but none were major obstacles. Both trails also had a number of muddy...
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    GPS locations: Summit N 44 08.6619 W71 36.2942...

    GPS locations:

    Summit N 44 08.6619 W71 36.2942
    Cairn at intersection of Owl's Head Slide with Lincoln Brook Trail: N 44 08.2620 W 71 36.9462

    I have a GPS track (DeLorme GPS), but I think it is...
  8. Flying, Acadia & St. Saveur Mountains (see post for trails) 7/2

    Date of Hike: July 2, 2014

    Trails used: Flying Mountain/Valley Cove, Valley Cove Road, Valley Peak, Acadia Mountain & St. Saveur

    Trail Conditions: Generally dry, but lots of roots and rocks and...
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    On my recent hike up Owl's Head in June, I GPSed...

    On my recent hike up Owl's Head in June, I GPSed the summit cairn at N 44 08.6619 W 71 36.2942.

    Here's a picture of the summit cairn with the unusual birch tree I believe Tim is referring to...
  10. Katahdin via Helon Taylor, Knife Edge, Saddle and Chimney Pond Trails

    Date of Hike: June 27, 2014

    Trail conditions: Rocky and rough, throughout, with a number of wet areas/running water below treeline.

    Special Equipment: Gloves were nice to have going across the...
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    Owl's Head & The Bonds

    Dates: June 17 - 19, 2014

    Trails: Lincoln Woods, Franconia Brook, Lincoln Brook, Owl's Head Path, Twin Brook, Twinway, Bondcliff, Wilderness

    Trail Conditions: Franconia Brook crossing was a...
  12. North, Middle & South Weeks via York Pond and Kilkenny Ridge Trails

    Date: June 11, 2014

    Trails Conditions: York Pond Trail is a little muddy in spots along the brook, but nothing major. Kilkenny Ridge Trail has major issues with blowdowns. The worst area has crawl...
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    Owner found and on its way to him. Jay Baxter

    Owner found and on its way to him.

    Jay Baxter
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    Hoodie Found at Tuckerman's

    While skiing Tuckerman's yesterday, I found a hoodie type layer in the woods near the top of the Right Gully. Please email me with size and brand if it's yours.

    Jay Baxter
    janeandjay@comcast.net
  15. Saddleback & The Horn via Grey Ghost, Tri-color and AT

    Date: 4/10/14

    Conditions: Excellent snow cover on the ski trails, but highly variable on ridge line with everything from bare ground to ice to deep drifts. The AT was a little hard to follow in a...
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    Old Speck 2/17/2014

    Date: February 17, 2014

    Trail Conditions: I ascended and descended the Old Speck Trail. It had a well packed snowshoe track about 3/4 of the way up. The steep pitch below the north outlook had...
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    Washington (attempt) via Lion Head 12/27

    Date: December 27, 2013

    Trails: Tuckerman Ravine and Lion Head (summer)

    Special Equipment: Traction

    Comments: It was a beautiful walk through freshly snow covered trees with light ongoing...
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    Peak Above the Nubble 11/9/2013

    I never clearly identified the logging road mentioned in other reports. Instead, I headed off 304A at the site of a concrete culvert just a minute or two up from the sand hill. Walking through...
  19. White Cap (100 Mile Wilderness) via White Brook Trail/AT

    Date of hike: September 9, 2013

    Trail conditions: The trail appears to get little traffic. The logging road portion beyond the two brooks is somewhat overgrown, but easily followed. The start of...
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    Crockers & Redington

    Date of Hike: September 3, 2013

    Trail Conditions: A little wet & muddy in places, but no major issues. There are lots of roots and rocks making up the footbed of the AT, particularly as it climbs...
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