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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, NH
Trails
Trails: Downes Brook Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, Rollins Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Little used lot, plenty of room. Mosquitoes bad in the lot.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: There are 10 water crossings on this trail and parts of the trail go up a stream bed. Not to be attempted during high water! Today all were hop-able and stayed dry.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Lots of smaller blow downs on this little used approach but all were easily walked around, over, or through.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I brought my one year old lab who loved this water-filled route. Stream was full up to 3500 ft! 
Bugs
Bugs: Only noticeable in the parking lot. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: At 12.1 miles RT this is not a route most people take to Whiteface. However I was rewarded with a very gradual approach and zero other hikers encountered until I got to the top. Highly recommended slightly longer approach from the north. Follows the brook almost the entire way.  
Name
Name: Bill W 
E-Mail
E-Mail: WGWESTERVELT@GMAIL.COM 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-09 
Link
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