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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, NH
Trails
Trails: Valley Way
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 2 other cars at Appalachia when we got there. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: all crossings are open 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: a few blowdowns easily climbed over. one broken sign at the hut. big time running & standing water on the trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: didn`t see any.  
Bugs
Bugs: a few flying ones. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: hike up to the hut was pleasant. monorail was fairly firm although VERY narrow in the morning. i don`t`think snowshoes would`ve worked. on the way down in the afternoon, the trails were awful. MUSH,SLUSH and MUD. I went up to my ankles in mud a few times.  
Name
Name: richard 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-05-04 
Link
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