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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, NH
Trails
Trails: Great Gulf Trail, Madison Gulf Trail, Parapet Trail, Osgood Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: It is a fee area.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Rock Hop-able 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blowdowns to crawl over and around on Madison Gulf Trail, plenty of dry rock/ledges to scramble up the trail to avoid water.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I wouldn't bring a dog up Madison Gulf. 
Bugs
Bugs: some flying pests but not many 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great Gulf to Madison was dry. We went to the hut out and back from Star Lake and face coverings were optional (no one wearing to be seen), good water and wish we could have stayed for supper the menu looked wonderful. We went back to Star Lake and Bria needed Parapet for her redlinging efforts so we did it while the guys hit Adams. The trail really needs brushing so tight that the brush/trees are almost enclosing the trail between the scree fields. Trail deserves the bad rap it gets. Took the Osgood Trail up to Madison and we had the summit to ourselves. We went down a short distance back down the Osgood to get out of the wind and have lunch and we didn't have to wait long for the guys to show up. Osgood is beautiful open ridge, summit of Mt. Wash was in and out of the clouds all day but everything else was wide open vista and made the long steep bad footing to the valley belong seem not so tough. Checked out the Osgood campsite, no was was around.  
Name
Name: Nordic_Gal, Bria 
E-Mail
E-Mail: amybike@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-21 
Link
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