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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH
Trails
Trails: Howker Ridge Trail, Osgood Trail, Gulfside, Airline, Valley Way
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of parking at both trailheads 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: easy with care 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: not a problem except in the PM in the parking lots 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Great to be with the Old Man sans Saw as he gridded out May. Also Deidra's first time, maybe last, up Howker. Ron was just there out of charity.
We used spikes going down the first 1/2 mile of Valley Way, otherwise snow and ice avoidable or doable.  
Name
Name: GarretB 
E-Mail
E-Mail:  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-05-18 
Link
Link: http:// 
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