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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Adams, Mt. Madison, NH
Trails
Trails: Great Gulf Trail, Sphinx Trail, Gulfside, Jefferson Loop, Israel Ridge Path, Lowe's Path, Airline, Osgood Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: A few water crossings on Great Gulf Trail and Sphinx took a little scouting to find good locations to cross, but water levels were not bad. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There were a few blowdowns on Sphinx Trail 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: Black flies were swarming and biting above tree line on Osgood. The wind had died down a bit at that point and Picaridin did not keep them away. Luckily, they disappeared once we were below tree line. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: We only encountered snow on trail at the Jefferson snow field. It is still a no-fall area. We had spikes, but we could easily plunge step as we slowly made our way across since it was a rather warm day.

Alpine flowers are really starting to pop and were beautiful.  
Name
Name: Erin Reynolds 
E-Mail
E-Mail: erincreynolds@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-06-03 
Link
Link: http:// 
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