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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH
Trails
Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Airline, Lowes Path, Gulfside
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Appalachia approx 5 vehicles on arrival 28 on return  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are in great shape. The upper part of Valley Way below the Tentsite has approx 5 blowdowns. The Airline Trail between the intersection of Upper Bruin Trail and the Scar Trail have 13 blowdowns all but a couple are easy walk under and 2 require ducking  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: One barker at the trailhead 
Bugs
Bugs: None-strangely cobwebs up to alpine zone on Valley Way 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found a roll of toilet paper and clothing at hut. Usually would pack this out but no room today in pack..sorry 
 
Comments
Comments: First time sunrise hike of Mt Madison. I encountered freezing fog and rime ice with strong winds starting at alpine zone. The trails were quite wet and occasional partially frozen puddle. It was nice chatting with the 9 hikers I met descending Airline.  
Name
Name: Scottb 
E-Mail
E-Mail: mainebeefman@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-10-25 
Link
Link: http:// 
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