Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH
Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Gulfside, Air Line
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 30, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty at appalachia 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Plenty! Valley way has some higher snow but some trees need to be removed and brush in the hobble bushes! Airline has some more trees that need to be cleared as well but everything we could get around , over or under 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Could have if they do ok in the snow 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Saw something red off trail (i would have tried to remember to go look if we came down) then something blue off trail closer to the hut. 
Comments: Well it was a great day to be out with some fun people! We had a crew of 8 and the trail was hard packed! We wore spikes the whole day. One in our group had some hillsound crampons and he did just fine in those. We had some clearly skiies when we reached the hut right after we got a little snow! The temps were chilly but nice for a december day for sure! I was mostly in my fleece all day other than going up the short ways to madison and heading down from adams did i use a hardshell. 2 more peaks down for december! Airline was more post hole central but jothing you couldn’t go around.  
Name: Danielle 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-12-31 
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