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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH
Trails
Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Gulfside, Lowes Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, May 17, 2015
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Lots of cars today 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple blowdowns on Valley Way but not an issue 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Pemi and Nick had a great day and proved again they are hiking hounds!! Plenty of water even above tree line 
Bugs
Bugs: BFs are out though not biting yet 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great to meet up with Lori, Kristy and Pemi near the end of Valley Way. Thanks to longmark's post on Friday none of us carried snowshoes and they would not have been helpful. Just above the tentsite spur there is some monorail which is mostly solid though soft. Spikes were helpful descending. Above treeline all snow on the trails we used has melted. The morning fog lifted as we got to the summit of Madison so we had great views. Hopefully after today all the winter gear can go into the garage until November!!  
Name
Name: jeb bradley 
E-Mail
E-Mail: jebebrad@metrocast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2015-05-17 
Link
Link: http:// 
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