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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway , NH
Trails
Trails: Flat Mountain Pond Trail, McCrillis Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of parkin at both trailheads on this day and snow free.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The crossing on Flat Mtn Pond Trail was rockhoppable upstream, with care. The crossing on Dicey Mill was not problematic.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some blowdowns on McCrillis. Quite a bit of mud/poor drainage areas on the first 1.7 of Flat Mtn Pond Trail.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Sarge stayed home for this one, his snow suit is on order. Katahdin was not thrilled with all the frozen postholes. Can’t blame him.  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Snow started on McCrillis at around 2100 feet. It wasn’t overly deep but it had a thick crust on top which made for laborious steps. Once on the “beaten path” (Rollins) we found two sets of frozen footsteps and postholes which was tedious to pick our way around. Snowshoes probabaly would have benefited the people who left them, they would have not benefited us however since the surface was now a frozen crust. Shoulder season conditions at their finest! Bring on more snow! ⛄️  
Name
Name: Whitney aka TipToe 
E-Mail
E-Mail: whitsilb at hotmail dot com  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-10-31 
Link
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