Trip report

Mt. Adams Via Airline Trail

4000 Footer DATE: 08/27/2022 - 08/27/2022

Trip/Event Location: Gorham NH, NH

Trip Leader(s): Bobcat

Max # People: 12

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Strenuous

Join me for a hike to the summit of Mt. Adams.   We will ascend via the Airline Trail (4432 ft elevation gain) to the summit of Mt. Adams.  We will have lunch on the summit & then

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

Meet at Appalachia Parking Lot on Route 2 or Carpool from my house in Franconia, NH

Trip Report/Photos

Great Hike! Perfect day!

We met at Appalachia at 8AM & headed up the Airline Trail.  We quickly reached treeline for awesome views & then enjoyed a leisurely lunch on the summit of Adams which was partly in the clouds.  Then we descended via the Star Lake Trail to the Madison Hut.  We decided to tag Mt. Madison since it had completely cleared up (and it was also Carl's 23rd 4000 footer)!  After tagging Madison, we returned to the hut & enjoyed interacting with the (cute) hikers there & warming up with some minestrone soup before descending rapidly on the Valley Way Trail. We took a slight detour to the Fellsway on the way down to check out the beautiful waterfalls along the trail.

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Members That Participated


Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous

Upton, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous

Leominster, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Plymouth, NH

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous

Boston, MA

United States
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