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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, Mt. Jefferson (attempt), NH
Trails
Trails: Valley Way, Airline, Lowes Path, Gulfside
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 7, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: no issues w/ crossings on the route 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: couple blow downs on valley way 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: valley way was pretty wet after the first 1-1.5 miles. A couple ice patches (easily avoidable) around 4100 ft and then an easily avoidable/stable monorail shortly after (4400+). The stretch right before the hut is clean though - i suspect in the next week or so this will all be gone - didn't need traction for valley way. It was a low vis day and had some decent winds but the climbs to Madison & Adams was fine, just slick rock.

Went to go to Jefferson and ended up turning around at the Jefferson snowfields - some corn snow and would have been fine going over it but being by myself on a low vis day w/ everything going on took the safe approach and did a traceback. I suspect the snowfields will be there for another couple weeks.  
Name
Name: Rem 
E-Mail
E-Mail: remstone7@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-07 
Link
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