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CharlesDRoute Climbed: Airline to Appalachian Trail (NoBo) Date Climbed: June 26, 2003  Sucess!

CharlesD

Spectacularly hot and muggy (70+ degrees) with no wind. Many, many black flies. Fairly miserable time.
Posted Mar 19, 2004 11:46 am

cragRoute Climbed: July 4, 1994  Sucess!

crag

Visited this summit several times, most notably as part of a traverse from Jefferson to Madison. Beautiful place.
Posted Jan 23, 2004 2:16 pm

BoulaRoute Climbed: Osgood Trail from Madison Hut Date Climbed: September 2003  Sucess!

Boula

Great hike, long day, but well worth it. Went in on the Great Gulf trail to Madison Gulf, up to Madison Hut, over to Adams on Airline, back down to Madison Hut, over the Osgood Trail to Madison, down Osgood to the Great Gulf trail and back out.
Posted Nov 3, 2003 7:44 pm

abn373Route Climbed: Valley Way--Osgood trail Date Climbed: June 8, 2003  Sucess!

abn373

Got misdirected by a ranger and went 45 mins out of our way before consulting a topo and backtracking to the start of the Osgood trail (behind Madison Hut) the Osgood Junction is the LONG way around. Lesson learned: Don't take advice that you didn't ask for.

This was part of a presidential traverse.
Posted Jun 16, 2003 11:33 pm

big_gRoute Climbed: AT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2000

big_g

Hit this one on my 2000 AT thruhike. Had a wonderful experience on the way over from Washington but didn't get to moon the train.
Posted Mar 3, 2003 6:21 pm

ArchanglRoute Climbed: Ascent Osgood, Descent Madison Gulf Date Climbed: July 13, 2002  Sucess!

Archangl

This is one of the best climbs that my wife, Lorie, and I have done. While the ascent via the Osgood Trail is no cake walk, especially above tree line, the descent via Madison Gulf is truly a challenge. It is my understanding (after the fact) that Madison Gulf is not recommended for descent. I can certainly see why.
Posted Jul 15, 2002 11:06 am

GuitarWIzardRoute Climbed: Northern Presidential Traverse - Great Gulf/Osgood Date Climbed: 6/25/02  Sucess!

GuitarWIzard

First summit in my Presidential Traverse attempt - summited in 3 1/2 hours. Weather was great...a little bit warm, as I was sweating to death, but no wind and great views. My first "northern" Presidential mountain....and a nice one at that. If you want to escape the crowds of Mt. Washington, this is a good place to start. Only saw one other hiker on the way to the summit...
Posted Jun 27, 2002 10:04 am

JoshRoute Climbed: Most of them. Date Climbed: Many times 1993-1998  Sucess!

Josh

All of my Eastern U.S. hiking and climbing is just a blur. I know I've been to the summit of Mount Madison about 6-8 times, but I can't remember the specifics of any of the trips!
Posted Sep 11, 2001 12:56 am

JohnRoute Climbed: Osgood / Great Gulf Date Climbed: October 4, 1997  Sucess!

John

This was my 5th trip to the Whites, my 6th mountain hiking trip overall (the first was Killington, VT), and my first with Josh. Nice day but overcast. I remember wanting to come back and camp up above treeline during the winter. I came back a 2nd time with 2 other friends but we turned around just below treeline because one of them wasn't feeling well.
Posted Sep 10, 2001 11:58 pm

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