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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Great as always 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There is a fallen tree to walk accross on the Dicey's Mills Trail, or rockhopping may be possible too 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Lots of blowdowns have been cleared. Just a few step-overs 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: This is not a trail for big dogs that are not athletic-- lots of scrambling over large ledges some of which don't have work-arounds. We hauled Paprika up many ledges. Another dog behind us appeared to have turned arouns 
Bugs
Bugs: None until the parking lot at the end of the day, then the blackflies came out with the sun 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Ledges are ice-free except for a bit of avoidable ice in the chute. We donned mircospikes on Rollins before the actual summit of Whiteface but after the false summit. There were a few spots on Rollins where care was needed and we clung to some trees on the side of the trail to navigate down some steep ice, but spikes were biting well and much of the trail was mud or dirt. Dicey's Mills ice free until it connects with Rollins. From there to the summit just a few spots where we wore spikes. The ice there is melting fast and almost gone, except in one spot.  
Name
Name: PamW 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-05-09 
Link
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