Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Walden Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking at 7am was fine. At 2:50pm when we got back to our car it was PACKED 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: One on Dicey's Mills, water was low but theres a massive sturdy log to cross. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Signs seemed fine, when we got to the "loop" to do the Passaconaway summit there was a non wooded sign pointing you in the right direction. Ideally go up on the left and come down on the right. Whereas the wooden sign says to go right. I would say it was fairly equal difficulty. There are blue blazes but they kinda disappear for a bit but still an easy trail to follow as long as you know what trails you are trying to do. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: only saw dogs coming down Passaconaway and a couple down Dicey's Mill. Seemed fine. The trail was fairly dry on Blueberry Ledge so make sure you have water for your companion. 
Bugs: none that were obvious. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: I found a Lime Green Water bottle randomly on the trail, put it in the box at the parking area. Not sure how someone forgets their water bottle. Also found (AND DID NOT TOUCH) a pair of boxers coming down Dicey's Mill Trail.... I really don't even understand that one.... gross. 
Comments: Fairly decent day, kinda muggy in the am but started to get breezy. Decent amount of cloud cover but you could still see out especially as you approach the Rock Scrambles to get to Whiteface. So we got some great views. Then dense clouds came in as we made our way to Passaconaway which gave us a delightful view of the cloud covering the summit. Started to rain as we made our way down.

Around 3pm or so as we started to drive away there were 2 Moose (male and female) in a field just walking and observing the 10+ cars that pulled over to snap some pictures.  
Name: Sammy 
E-Mail: theantinoros at gmail .com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-10-09 
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