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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, December 23, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of room. Don’t put on spikes until you’ve walked over to the trail. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Tough crossing coming down from Passaconaway, especially with my dog. Had to pick her up and wade through almost knee high. Solo, you can cross on logs.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Little bit of everything. Lots of water after the recent rain. Rollins deserves a spot in the Postholing Hall of Fame. From ankle to thigh deep, the holes have survived snowshoers trying to smooth them down. Pockmark the entire trail. Gonna need more snow and snowshoes.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: All doable. Can’t use dog boots on the ledges,too slippery. Gotta go with Mushers Wax. Still, lots of cold still and running water to try to avoid icy paws. Last crossing was tough, but level will drop after the recent rain. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: When all this rain freezes over, it will be easier going - with aggressive spikes or crampons. I wouldn’t do snowshoes now; you’ll mess up your legs on Rollins postholes. More snow needed first.  
Name
Name: Jim 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-12-23 
Link
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