Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH
Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Gulfside, Ailr Line, Lowes Path, Ranolph Path, Short Line
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, September 20, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Many cars today at Appalachia 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only significant crossing on Randolph done on rocks 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Randolph be between Lowes and Spur trail, many blowdowns some old some new, most step overs one cluster you will need to step through; Short line between Randolph and airline one step over 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Many out today, met one finishing his 48 on Adams today and one wundermutt that made it up the Star lake trail! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I'm not sure why people were not on the summits! Warm and clear skies! Met many folks and a number of canines in the perfect weather; stayed at Madison Springs hut before their close on Saturday which gave me 2 days of sun and fun!; Up Valley Way and then roamed - Lowes a few stretches of running water on the steep pitch heading down to Randolph some wet rock that was slick; Randolph - some minor stretches of water and mud; minor patches of mud on short line and airline.  
Name: Brian from Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-09-21 
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