|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Adams, Mt. Madison, NH|
||Boundary Line Trail, Jefferson Notch Road, Caps Ridge Trail, Jefferson Loop, Gulfside, Airline, Osgood Trail, Valley Way|
|Date of Hike:
||Saturday, May 27, 2017|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Plenty at RR bottom |
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Small Patches |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||A few blowdowns, not a problem |
|Lost and Found:
||A long day covering a lot of terrain. Lost ~45 min bushwhacking from parking at Mt Wash RR terminus to the Boundary Line Trail. It is unfortunate that Jeff Notch Rd is still closed, added on 2 hours of hiking time.|
A few patches of snow, including two that had to be crossed on the Gulfside Trail between Jeffereson and Adams, and a few small patches coming down Valley Way. Traction not needed. A lot of water on Valley Way, but it's spring, so have to expect. Above treeline on Jefferson and heading to Adams and then down is a relatively unpleasant boulder/rock trail that is slow going. With Basia, Andras, Jim. Nice day for it, with cool temps, limited sun, and no flies until descending Valley Way, at which point they were minor. Did not use repellent, and had no bites.
||David K |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.