Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Adams, NH
Trails: Air Line, Short Line, King Ravine Trail, Chemin des Dames, King Ravine Trail, Subway, Great Gully Trail, Lowe's Path, Air Line
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, October 5, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: With the shoulder season approaching there was still plenty of parking at Appalachia at 0930. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not a trip for dogs. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Three more trails on the Terrifying 25 checked off.

Chemin des Dames we went up and down it. It is really quick and not too difficult. It starts off with bouldering, then goes through a narrow cave, and then finally makes its way up to the top of the rim over loose rock.

Great Gully Trail is a top contender for abandonment. This trail is clearly not used by most. It is overgrown and most of the rocks are covered in wet moss. The narrow rock has a sheer drop on one side of it but I kind of just motored past it and did not even realize I had gone past it until after I did. When the elevation gain starts to settle the trail seems to take forever to finally get to Thunderstorm Junction.

Air Line Trail apparently has a knife edge, but I never really saw it. This trail is nice until the junction with Chemin des Dames and then it goes into the woods and has terrible footing on wet slippery rocks that are covered in leaves. It made for a long slough back to Appalachia.  
Name: BobTheLoveGoat 
E-Mail: BobTheLoveGoat at yahoo dot com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-10-10 
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