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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Passaconaway, Mt. Whiteface, East Sleeper, West Sleeper, South Tripyramid, Middle Tripyramid, North Tripyramid, Scaur Peak, NH
Trails
Trails: Oliverian Brook Trail, Passaconaway Cutoff, Walden Trail, East Loop Trail, Dicey Mills Trail, abandoned Dicey Mills Trail, abandoned Rollins Trail, Rollins Trail, Kate Sleeper Trail, Mt. Tripyramid Trail, Pine Bend Brook Trail, herd path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues parking at PBB or Olivarian 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The lone bigger crossing on Pass Cut off was a bit higher than normal and needed a few moments to find safe crossing. Aside from that, nothing of note. No issues on the six on PBB 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: There is one 8" softwood at elevation 2100 on Pass Cutoff, which was already sent along to the trail maintainer. Aside from that nothing of note on all trails listed 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several doggoes out around south tri slide. Aggressive and loud, and not a leash in sight. (lunged at us twice) 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Queen for a day -- #500 for grid! A FINE day in the forest was had. Reluctantly gave in and retired t shirt and baby pack szn. Chilly this morning, first hint of the long night approaching. We had great trail conditions through all trails listed, there are some ice flows and patchy snow (a dusting - nothing more) but did require you to be trail aware of your footing. I took a page from Nordic_Gal and we ended up checking out the old location of Camp Rich on our way down from Dicey Mills. We then followed very loose (read as: you see what you want to see) paths that seemed like we where on the abandoned sections of Dicey and Rollins. That camp has long since been abandoned. Met an ADK gridder at the true wooded summit of Whiteface, and scared someone on Kate Sleeper. We where both equally surpised to see someone out there. Kate Sleeper is absolutely one of my favorite trails in the WMNF, Rhockin Rhonda got the Sleepers for her NEHH and NHHH lists. Mundane and nothing of note along the Tri's. We did go grab Scaur because she needed it as well, the herd path is pretty easy to follow to the col then there is spider webs of herd paths. I had not beed in a few years. Sad to see someone stole the sign, but the summit is now recognized differently so that was a treat. Nothing of note on the way out of PBB. We ran into our runner friend on the road running back to his car. We gave him a lift. Wayne's sandwiches and a shot of whiskey to celebrate afterwards. If you need a death by sandwich, get it before it snows...  
Name
Name: The Teal Goat & Rhockin Rhonda 
E-Mail
E-Mail: sea2thebiscuit@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-11-06 
Link
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