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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, NH
Trails
Trails: Valley Way, Osgood Trail, Gulfside, Lowe's Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 9, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty at Lowe's Store & Appalachia 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Black, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: open/semi-bridged, but no problem 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: no problems 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: none yet!!!! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Awesome day for the presies!!! Went up Valley Way - used snowshoes and/or bareboots below treeline (trails were pretty solid in the am and pm); crampons above treeline - still had decent solid snowfields for easy travel, especially near Thunderstorm Jct. Light winds, excellent views with blue skies. Lots of sunblock used. Got a little hazy later. For the descent, had EXCELLENT butt-sliding for maybe a mile. Tried head-first but was not as successful ;) ;) Only saw maybe a dozen folks out there. Noticed interesting ski tracks down into King's Ravine....wow! Thanks ED for joining on this one!!!  
Name
Name: Becca Munroe 
E-Mail
E-Mail: beccahiker@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-04-09 
Link
Link: http:// 
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