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, May 22, 2019
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow - Spring Snow, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Several blowdowns, one significant on Dicey’s Mill, several inconvenient ones on Blueberry Ledge. Many of the blazes on the ledge are faded, causing me to lose/question the trail at times. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Flies on the Ledge, but they didn’t bother me nearly as much as the gnats on Dicey’s. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Went up Blueberry Ledge to Whiteface. Bit muddy lower down. Negligible snow, even higher up.
Rollin’s to Passaconaway had lots of snow, on and off. Some sections were quite dry. Others were fields of slightly packed powder and/or slush. Brought microspikes but didn’t use them. It wasnt so icy or slick that I needed the extra traction. I’d say there’s also not enough snow to justify snowshoes. I’m not sure they’d help anyway. Get ready to posthole a lot.
Dicey’s up to Passaconaway has a degrading monorail. I did it bareboot without incident. Ended up putting on spikes for the way down, because it was rather slick.
Dicey’s from the Rollins Junction down is completely dry. Made for a very calm end to the hike, were it only not for the gnats around the river. Par for the course, though.
Blueberry - Whiteface: ~3 hours
Whiteface - Passaconaway via Rollins: ~2 hours, 45 minutes
Passaconaway to parking lot via Dicey’s Mill: ~2 hours
Full Trip: 7 hours, 58 minutes.  
Name: Traipse 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2019-05-22 
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