Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Adams, NH
Trails: The Link, Amphibrach, King Ravine, Great Gully, Gulfside, Israel Ridge Path, Gulfside, Valley Way, Lower Bruin, Brookside, Valley Way
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 27, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Appalachia - arrived at 8 and found a spot, but it was nearly full. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No issues with crossings as water was very low. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: The Lower Bruin and Brookside trails have a lot of fallen trees and do not look well-maintained, but there was only 1 sketchy spot on Brookside that required careful navigation. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: One at the Madison Hut, and a few on the lower trails. Great Gully would not be good for dogs. 
Bugs: None! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Green sweatshirt hanging off sign at Appalachia parking lot. 
Comments: I saw very few people on the majority of my route (other than going up and down the summit) - only 1 going up and heard some going down, but these were not routes that get a lot of traffic. King Ravine was beautiful as always, but it was my first time trying Great Gully and there are a few tricky spots - probably not a good choice for those afraid of heights or dropoffs. All in all, a spectacular day and a beautiful, but tough, hike (started at 8 and finished at 3:30 with a couple of snack breaks, a stop at the summit, and several pauses while ascending Great Gully). It was very windy at the top and I was glad to have gloves and a hat with my windbreaker.  
Name: BG 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-09-27 
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