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 10-14-06 Hancocks 
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 10-14-06 Hancocks
Date(s) Hiked: 10/14/06

Trails(s) Hiked: Hancock Notch - Cedar Brook - Hancock Loop

Total Distance: 9.8 mi

Difficulty: Easy until the final ascent which is very steep (S Hancock has poor footing)

Conditions: Lovely!

Special Required Equipment: Boots. Stream crossings are abundant.

Trip Report:

This is hike #2 for the Saturday "Marathon"

This was a particularly exciting hike becasue I ran into someone who had seen my victory thumbs up page as a result of reading this forum (if you are reading: Hello!). That made my day BTW. Sadly I could not talk to the lady or her friends long becasue I did not have tons of time Anyways. Good hike overall but views were a tad lacking.

Read the full report with pictures here:

PS. I love old railgrades.

Tue Oct 24, 2006 10:57 am
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Hey Marc,

Thanks for the post!!!!

Just curious if you checked out Arrow Slide on North Hancock?

Just wondering what the conditions looked like as we are going to attempt it this Sunday.

Greatly appreciate any beta!

"My feet is my only carriage..." Bob Marley

Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:51 am

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Na, didnt check it out -- not up close but boy does it look nice and steep from the approaching trail!!!!!!!! There was a tad bit of snow up top, a little ice here and there too. I am doing passaconaway/whiteface/cabot/waumbek this weekend and I am bringing stabilicers! Tis the season for ICE! :lol:


Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:28 pm
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