Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Adams, NH
Trails: Airline, Randolph Path, Short Line, King Ravine, Chemins des Dames, Airline, Israel Ridge Path, Gray Knob Trail, Hincks Trail, Randolph Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, July 6, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Squeezed into Appalachia parking area that was busting at its seams 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: rock hop-able 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Three cheers, no blow downs and all water bars seemed to be doing their jobs well.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one black lab on upper Airline, seemed to be having a good time. Kings Ravine is no place for a dog unless it is experienced rock climber 
Bugs: Too windy for them today 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: When I finished Chemins des Dames I sat there on Airline trying to decide what to do next. Here I met a hiker was descending after giving up his quest for Adams because of the fierce wind. I pressed on after a pair of strong lads came up Airline. They turned to go to the hut but I pressed on and I met four people coming down from Adams and there were half a dozen on top! Isreal Ridge from the top of Adams follows Great Gulf around Sam Adams and I turned onto Gray Knob. Gray Knob descends less steeply and it appears it doesn't get much use and has a softer footbed. I went out and back from Gray Knob to Crag Camp, I filled up my water bottles at the springs. Hincks is more enjoyable than Spur and I noticed birch tree logs cut to stove length and stacked along side of the trail. Followed Randolph Path all the way throughly enjoying the less traveled route. Walked back on rail bed, only better than walking on Rte 2. Trails all in terrfic condition.  
Name: Nordic Gal 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-07-06 
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