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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Trail, RollinsTrail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, April 11, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Wonalancet River was flowing full, but crossing was easy. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All three trails have multiple blowdowns, some big, some little. Worst entanglement involves several downed mature spruces on the steeps of Blueberry Ledge Trail above the Cut-off. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: As always, the ledges below the south peak of Whiteface could be difficult for some dogs. 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: No snow worth mentioning in the hardwoods, then monorail between the top of the steeps but below the big ledges on Whiteface. The ledges themselves were mostly bare. The entire Rollins Trail from the south peak going north, past the true summit, all the way to the juction with Dicey's Mill Trail, is an excellent snowshow track. Dicey's Mill Trail to the Passaconaway summit has good snow but consistent postholes. Descent below the junction with Rollins, Dicey's Mill Trail is mostly monorail and postholed. Monorail peters out with descent from spruce-fir to hardwood forest.  
Name
Name: Gary Tompkins 
E-Mail
E-Mail: nhgaryrt@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-04-12 
Link
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