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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams (attempt), NH
Trails
Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Star Lake Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blow down just past Lower Bruin Trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Trail is in excellent condition, since the thaw/freeze the trail is solid packed snow. Barebooted all the way to Valley Way Tentsite and then threw my snowhoes on, spikes would have worked better but oh well. Above treeline spikes/crampons highly recommended. I took Star Lake trl to Adams but only made it halfway across before I realized I should have true crampons so I turned back, it's like a glacier on the east side. No visible trail at all and very steep so don't attempt this without proper gear. Once back at the hut I went up Madison and then went back down. Beautiful day, windy but no clouds.  
Name
Name: lightofthesunandmoon 
E-Mail
E-Mail: joshuawglover@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-03-20 
Link
Link: http:// 
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