Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parking at Ferncroft 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: We brought a 6 month old puppy. She did great! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Trail was a mix of sticky snow, ice, and slush (esp in the sun). The ledges on Blueberry were manageable with mircospikes though we did slide down a few times. On Rollins the trail has been only lightly traveled and we had to pay attention to the breaks in the trees to follow the trail since it was unbroken and the blue blazes were infrequent. The sun was quickly melting the ice off the trees, it sounded like it was raining. I wish I'd worn a raincoat becuase I was drenched by the time we hit Dicey to go up Passaconway. Around the bowl the snow has filled in parts of the trail so we had to traverse the slopes on the edges of our boots. Trail to Passaconway was easy. Big postholes from a moose which looked injured because there was blood and fur on the trail. Dicey was in good shape but again, lots of traversing across sloped snow at the higher elevations.  
Name: Carlos 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-04-23 
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