Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails: Blueberry Ledge Cutoff, Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Ferncroft nicely plowed, no iron warden there that I saw 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction, Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No significant crossings that pose a challenge 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Not one. No snow fleas yet. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Clockwise loop. Carried crampons and an ax just in case but weren't needed. Micro spikes were sufficient all the way. Blueberry Ledge Cutoff had a few bare stretches on the sunny slopes, and is not packed like the main BL trail leading to the occasional post hole. Mid day sun and warmer temps would mean post holing every step where there is snow. BL is well packed all the way from the upper intersection with BLC. The scrambles just below the ledges are just a little dicey, but not too bad although glad we didn't descend that way. Lot's of bare dry spots on the ledges to rest/snack/nap. Rollins end to end is in beautiful shape. Still deep snow on the ridge and stepping off the rail will result in a deep post hole so beware. Dicey's to the summit is in great shape with just one short icy scramble, and perfect all the way to log crossing of the Wonalancet River tributary. After that the rail gets thin and a there few soggy bare stretches to the end. Bluebird day and winds were not nearly as strong as the professionals thought they would be.  
Name: notch and pumbaa 
E-Mail: bowmore17 at gmail 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-03-22 
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