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: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: the road to the Ferncroft parking was snow covered. I was the first one in and by the time I left there were five more cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Dicey's Mill brook crossing had low water and one could use the long lasting birch log, or, use rocks to get across. It's not a good idea to cross the log, that had a three inch packed snow cover, with snowshoes.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Only trail tough to follow is Rollins trail. Having it done last month I was able to stay pretty much on the trail. I put on my shell to plough through the low branches. The other trail had not that issue. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lucy did well on Blueberry Ledge trail digging in her paws to get tractionson the steeps 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I put on snowshoes after crossing the bridge to the Blueberry Ridge trail and took them off back at the car. There was about 1 to 2 inches of new snow and a breakable crust underneath. It was easy to break trail though the breaking crust made it a bit tiresome. So, there is a single snowshoe track up Blueberry Ledge and across Rollins trail to follow. The steeps heading up to Whiteface Ledge was doable with the snowshoes. On my way down from Passaconaway I met Jeff, Rick, Wendy, and Sandy (Sleeveless) near camp Rich, who had come up Dicey's Mill trail I was glad to see the trail well packed out by snowshoers. On the way down from there the snow started to ball up but not too badly.  
Name: Georg 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-04-10 
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