Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Adams (attempt), NH
Trails: Lowes Path, King Ravine, Chemin Des Dames, Airline
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 14, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: At lowes store for $1 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Spur brook on king ravine was fine 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Oh yeah. I have a 40 lb dog who has been hiking for 10 years and this is the first time we changed our route because i thought the trail was too difficult for her. The boulders on the king ravine trail going right before you come into the open ravine required a few boosts and wracked a few nerves. As we started ascending the headwall of king ravine there were more and more difficult spots. I showed her the routes and gave her boosts but after thinking about how if she slipped and fell i would have a heck of a time getting her out of a boder trap i decided to turn around. A minor panic attack later and we were safely back on the floor of the ravine. Not wanting to climb down more boulders on the king ravine trail i opted for the chemin des dames to get out of the ravine. Much smaller, more manageable boulders. Thanks to the nice boy who gave us a ride back to lowes store.  
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found: many more gray hairs monday morning 
Comments: Would not recommend ascending king ravine unless you and your dog are experienced and confident scaling car sized boulders.  
Name: Sasha and i 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-09-15 
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