Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail, Blueberry Ledge Cutoff
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, June 22, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Huge parking lot 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: none to be concerned about. Nice bridge to the cutoff from Dicey's 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: nothing to worry about 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I could not imagine having a dog up Blueberry Ledge. Would be extremely difficult for them if not impossible. 
Bugs: Out and buzzing but Deet works wonders 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: A pair of light blue Trekking Poles are at the parking lot. 
Comments: Hiked up the blueberry Ridge Trail to Whiteface over to Passaconaway, then down dicey's mill. At 2.0 miles is the junction to the Cutoff which I recommend taking over the Blueberry Ledge trail to this point. The cutoff is a bit steep at the end but is a nicer trail. They seems to have put some switch backs in that were not on my mapping GPS which was nice. Another route up is the Tom Wiggins trail that is not recommended due to steep and loose footing (It is mentioned on the trail markers at the terminus and head.) The last 1/2 mile or so of Blueberry ledge is on the terrifying 25 list and I know why! There is one place where the trail dumps you out onto a very slanted slab that seems to simply disappears into the abyss (scary!). Pause at the overlooks because the summit is anti-climactic. Path down the other side is nicer to you and nothing abnormal over there to Passaconaway. Take Dicey's mill down, its a really nice trail. Where it crosses the river there is an illegal but established campsite close to the trail. There is no water up blueberry to the summit of Whiteface. There is a water source just as you start climbing Pass and all along Dicey's.  
Name: RickNH 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-06-23 
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