Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Sam Adams, Mt. Madison, NH
Trails: Airline, Shortline, King Ravine Trail, Subway, Great Gully Trail, bushwhack, Gulfside, Osgood Trail, Airline Cutoff, Airline
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Appalacia was less than 1/2 full at 7:30A and almost full at 5p 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All rock hoppable 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Great Gully could use a brushing halfway up the headwall to treeline. Other trails in great shape & well marked 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: saw plenty of pups outside the hut and a pair on the trails- all well behaved 
Bugs: gnats and many bugs along the stream on the great gully otherwise none  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Variable day above treeline with sun, to clouds to rain and everything in between. Escaped a storm in the hut and afterwards the rocks down airline below treeline were super slick. King Ravine is a super place and love being in and around it. Great Gully was very wet after the previous night's rain, but is a fun trail to work out of the ravine floor. Rock-whack to Sam Adams from thunderstorm junction is probably easier from immediately south of the peak on gulfside as we went back that way. Lots of thru hikers at the hut and on gulfside/osgood. Full report on the instagram link!  
Name: The Professor & Catamount 
E-Mail: @on_the_redline 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-08-23 
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