Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Wonalancet, NH
Trails: Dicey's Mill Trail, Tom Wiggins Trail, Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Walden Trail, Wonalancet Range Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: fine at Ferncroft if everyone plays nice. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: the one on Tom Wiggin easily rock hopped or waded. water wasn't too cold. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: all of the trails in good shape. Walden had the most blowdowns, most were step overs, but I think I crawled under one. I also redlined .8 Kate Sleeper from between Rollins & Downes Brook and .2 from the the junction with Rollins is a double blow down that obscures the trail but you can pick your way around it thru open woods. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I saw one, but all of these trails are very dry. please bring xtra h2o for fido. 
Bugs: temps were on the coolish with a light breeze, so up high bugs were not a problem. I only used repellent once in the morning when setting out. as the day warmed up and as I got closer to the car they increased in numbers. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: found: one dark blue knit hat with a Red Sox log on Kate Sleeper that I packed out. will wash and donate this winter. 
Comments: a lovely cool and crisp day in the sandwich wilderness. got an early start and didn't see another soul until I took my first break on the first blueberry ledge. Tom Wiggin trail is not as steep or loose as the sign forebodes. and it's really only the second half of the trail where a hiker may use her hands as much as her feet. I would put it on par with the Spellman trail on Monadnock. Rollins trail was smooth sailing and the breeze coming up out of the bowl was refreshing. descending Walden from Passaconaway was trickier than I expected and was surprised to meet another hiker coming up that way. finishing on Wonalancet Range trail there are spots where leaves made travel a little slippery and they covered up all the nooks and crannies between boulders and tree roots.  
Name: hnd 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-06-04 
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