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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: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: One other car when I arrived, about ten when I returned.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: crossing Dicey's Mill Brook was easy across the big birch log. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blueberry Ledge trail and Dicey's Mill trail in excellent shape. Most of the water bars on Blueberry Ledge trail were already cleared. As you come out to the top of Whiteface Ledge there is a tree across the trail that made it a bit difficult to get around. Another downed tree (big yellow birch) is across Dicey's Mill trail about 0.2 of a mile above the brook crossing, which must have been recently as no clear path had been tracked around it. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lucy had a great time and led the way up the steep ledges. When we were done she asked why we did this hike three months in a row and if I had run out of ideas. 
Bugs
Bugs: It was breezy enough not to be bothered. Only when back at the parking lot the black flies were swarming. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: deposed of a blue, dirty muscle shirt I found just before the steep ledges 
 
Comments
Comments: Blueberry Ledge trail had only a few traces of snow in the shaded areas around the ledges, but the ledges themselves were dry and easy to climb. The upper half of Rollins trail still has a monorail but it was solid and most of the time one could walk on the edge of the trail. Even if one postholed the depth of the monorail has diminished a lot and if the warm weather continues it should be gone soon. The lower half of Rollins trail was pretty much free of any snow.

Dicey's Mill trail has the usual water running down the trail from the junction up to former camp Rich, but it is so shallow that it is no problem. Only monorail is on the steep section above the switchbacks but with care easy to get around.  
Name
Name: Georg 
E-Mail
E-Mail: georg3@comcast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-05-22 
Link
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