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: Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I was the 6 or 7th car around 9:40am; still 6 cars just after 4pm 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: one log to cross near the bottom of Dicey's Mill 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: walked through one and under two other trees 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Trail was well packed. I barebooted up Blueberry Ledge, over Whiteface, and across most of Rollins before finally putting on spikes when it got a little steeper, stickier, and slicker. 7 I crossed paths with had spikes; a group of 4 had showshoes. The wind was much calmer than expected, and the sun came out in the afternoon - all in all, a good day.

Of note: the first ledge on Blueberry Ledge is not iced over, but is particularly slippery anyway. Similar to a poster from yesterday, I am short (5'); however, I did not have a stranger to haul me up and spent at least 15 minutes sliding while trying to figure out how to contort my body and defy physics in order to throw myself up over the ledge. Be prepared for a touch of frustration if you also do not have the reach.  
Name: Yvonne 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-12-28 
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