Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, Mt. John Quincy Adams, NH
Trails: Valley Way, Airline Cutoff, Airline, Gulfside, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Left a car at Ammo (USFS) and Appalachia. Both where brimming at 0700. There is a MONSTER frost heave on base station road that we might have recreated the General Lee from the dukes of hazard, you will go airborne! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All are bridged, nothing of note 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One or two leaners/blowdowns, nothing major. Oh and the widow maker cluster at 3700 is now gone on Valley - awesome! 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Katahdin was out 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Great day to be in the Northerns. Ton's out, the trailheads looked like summer. I didnt get much sleep so only opted for M/A/JQA. BK went on to Jefferson as well. Valley Way is a packed highway. Snowshoes to hut, then switched to spikes. It's only choppy for a little bit and then it gets boney enough that snowshoes became too cumbersome. "broke" out to JQA for Winter TW, I love that little peak! Descended from hut to car in record time, about an hour, due to awesome conditions. I was boot skiing for the majority of it and mildly trail running the rest  
Name: The Teal Goat  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-02-24 
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