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: Monday, May 13, 2024
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: The access road has been wonderfully regraded - thank you! The spur road to the parking area still has some deep potholes so drive carefully. Thank you to the local homeowners for allowing hiker access to these wonderful trails! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The Dicey’s Mill water crossing has multiple log options (this was my plan today); water levels are low enough that you could consider strategic rock hopping.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Wowza, Blueberry Ledges Trail is looking fantastic and these are some textbook amazing drainages!! Rollins has no issues. There are two new blowdowns on Dicey’s (I’m so sorry - there have been a lot on this trail in the past 6 months and you have been doing an amazing job of taking care of them. Thank you!!). There is an easy stepover about 0.1 miles about the junction with East Trail. There is a troublemaker about 0.1 miles below the Rollins junction - it managed to land itself at a tiny trail switchback so one tree is laying over the trail in two places. Sheesh! There is a herd path forming around part of it as the whole mess is in a steep section. I have a photo of this if you want to see it - Bikecamphikegirl at yahoo!  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw two today; they were managing quite well! 
Bugs: Yes. Black flies at the lowest elevations and at the trailhead parking. Eeek, it has begun! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: We three hiked the normal clockwise loop. We bare booted until the Whiteface view (all of the scrambly stuff is completely clear of snow and ice). We then all put on rock spikes. I kept mine on across Rollins, up to Passaconaway and back down to the Rollins junction; my friends took theirs off 2/3 of the way around the Bowl on Rollins as the monorail had mostly abated at that point, and they put them back on for the uppermost 0.25 miles to Passaconaway. Rollins has minimal bare trail; it’s mostly stable monorail 4”-2’ deep. We all postholed quite dramatically a few times but mostly the footing was ok noting that the top layer of snow was slushy in the sun, so it was slippery. Below the Rollins junction, Dicey’s was clear. There is almost no mud on any of this loop, which is great, and made it feel like summer hiking!!  
Name: Bikecamphikegirl  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2024-05-13 
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