Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Isolation, Mt. Pierce, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Monroe, Mt. Washington, Mt. Clay, Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Adams, Mt.Madison, NH
Trails: Direttissima, Glen Boulder Trail, Davis Path, Isolation Trail West, Dry River Trail, Mount Eisenhower Trail, Dry River Cutoff, Mount Clinton Trail, Webster Cliff Trail, Crawford Path, Mount Eisenhower Loop, Mount Monroe Loop, Gulfside Trail, Mount Clay Loop, Mount Jefferson Loop, Israel Ridge Path, Airline, Osgood Trail, Osgood Cutoff, Great Gulf Trail, Madison Gulf Trail, Old Jackson Road
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The one major crossing of the Dry River Trail was an easy rock hop 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Watch your dogs pads above treeline, especially in the northern presi's as they can take a beating. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Davis Path north of the Isolation Summit Spur to Isolation Trail East junction has probably the worst bog bridges in the White Mountains, broken and moving. Better to walk right through the mud than dealing with them as a few will jump up and try and stab you!

Isolation Trail West has a few washouts down low, but trail is easy to stay on. When descending keep the brook on your left and look for the trail if you get a little confused.

Dry River Cutoff has one confusing spot down low between the two water crossings. The trail appears to stay low after the first crossing but it heads up a side hill where the trail becomes narrow, it soon reaches a second smaller crossing, here the trail takes a left on the other side of brook embankment.

All other trails are in fine shape!  
Name: Chris Dailey 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-09-18 
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