Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Madison, Mt. Adams, Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, NH
Trails: Great Gulf Link, Great Gulf Trail, Osgood Trail, Star Lake Trail, Israel Ridge Trail, Gulfside, Jefferson Loop, Trinity Heights Connector
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Only one other vehicle present when parking at Great Gulf Wilderness Parking lot Saturday 10/10 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some trails had puddles of standing water where mud was present. Some trail signage and cairns displaced from high winds and/or vandalism.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Less than a half dozen dogs seen on trail, most without leashes. All were friendly and accepting of pets. 
Bugs: Moths and spiderwebs on Great Gulf Trail. Otherwise, none. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: One hunting orange snowcap lost to high winds along Osgood Trail due North of Osgood Junction. 
Comments: Wind, wind, and more wind. Only known reading was SW at appx. 61 mph. Navigating larger boulders on Madison and Adams were extremely difficult especially on] and exposed ridgelines. Skies were partly cloudy for most of the day. Snowmelt from recent accumulation on Wednesday.  
Name: David McCollum 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-10-10 
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