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Mt. Adams, Mt. Madison
Randolph, NH, Low and Burbank's Grant, NH, Thompson and Meserve's Purchase, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up Gulfside on the way to Mt. Adams
Looking up Gulfside on the way to Mt. Adams

Route: Valley Way, Gulfside, Air Line, (Mt. Adams), Air Line, Gulfside, Osgood Trail, (Mt. Madison), Osgood Trail, Valley Way

Limited visibility above treeline. Alternating drifting and bare rock.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Adams
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Very Difficult
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Mt. Madison
Length: Difficult
Steepness: Very Difficult
Navigation: Very Difficult
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, March 2, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,311'
Destination: Mt. Adams
Time Elapsed: 03:57
Trailhead Elevation: 1,311'
Summit Elevation: 5,774'
Vertical Gain: 4,583'
Destination: Mt. Madison
Time Elapsed: 01:25
Trailhead Elevation: 5,774'
Summit Elevation: 5,367'
Vertical Gain: 607'
Hike Time Elapsed: 07:48
Hike Vertical Gain: 5,320'


The Valley Way trailhead at Appalachia
The Valley Way trailhead at Appalachia

Fog as seen from the summit of Mt. Adams - Click to enlarge
Fog as seen from the summit of Mt. Adams

Looking up the Osgood Trail on the way to Mt. Madison
Looking up the Osgood Trail on the way to Mt. Madison

The famous moose near Madison Hut
The famous moose near Madison Hut

Fog as seen from Mt. Madison - Click to enlarge
Fog as seen from Mt. Madison

Directions to trailhead: Take US 2 West from Gorham to the Appalachia trailhead/parking lot.

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