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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, May 12, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None significant, Wonalancet River crossing on Dicey's Mill trail is bridged by a good sized log 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: They're starting to wake up, get ready 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Blueberry Ledge Trail: Dry trail below 3000 ft (vertical), then sporadic monorail to Whiteface summit. Great views from the ledges, rocks are dry.

Rollins Trail: Awful monorail the whole way with a few feet of snowpack left on the ridge. Very slow and difficult progress, snowshoes would not help here at all.

Dicey's Mill Trail: Stable (!!) monorail from Rollins Trail junction up to summit of Passaconoway. Occasional spots where the trail has become a stream, but these are easily manageable by stepping on rocks/roots.
Trying to go down the view spur is pointless. There is still several feet of snow with spruce traps and postholes galore. Nobody ventured down this trail over the winter to create any packed path.
Dicey's Mill trail below Rollins trail is very dry and pleasant.

Great hike regardless of conditions, nearly bumped into a moose cow at the base of blueberry ledge trail. She was very calm and we had a mutual "Oh hey there" moment.  
Name
Name: Steve 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-05-13 
Link
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